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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Vessel in the Shape of a Skull

1200–1521

Ceramic with pigment

10.48 × 9.21 × 12.07 cm (4 1/8 × 3 5/8 × 4 3/4 in.) base diameter: 9.21 cm (3 5/8 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2017.14.25
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Mexico, southern Puebla, Coatlalpanec culture
Period: 
Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Acquired from David Bramhall, New York, early 1980s.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.