Art of the Ancient Americas
Carver: Unknown

Plaque with probably Head of the Rain God (Tlaloc)

A.D. 900–1521

Jade

3.7 x 3.2 x 0.8 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 5/16 in.)
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903 Fund
1973.88.35kk
Culture: 
Mexico, Oaxaca, Mixtec, Monte Alban V
Period: 
Early to Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1973,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 1 (Summer 1974): 78.

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