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Art of the Ancient Americas
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Artist: Unknown

Human figurine

A.D. 600–1100

Ceramic with added pigment

12.7 × 8.89 cm (5 × 3 1/2 in.)
Gift of Bryce Appleton, B. A. 1965, Marc Appleton, M. ARCH. 1972, Lynnie Appleton, and Lili Appleton in honor of their mother, Ariel Bryce Appleton, and her interest in Costa Rica, its people, and their art
2009.200.102
Geography: 
Made in Costa Rica
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Costa Rica, Nicoya
Period: 
Mora Polychrome Period V–Period VI
Classification: 
Sculpture
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2010.pdf (accessed 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.