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Art of the Ancient Americas
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Artist: Unknown

Candelero

A.D. 250–650

Ceramic

5.72 × 7.62 × 6.35 cm (2 1/4 × 3 × 2 1/2 in.)
Gift of Harvey Geiger, B.A. 1964, M. Arch. 1969, M.C.P. 1969
2015.24.13
Geography: 
Guatemala
or geography Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico or Guatemala, Teotihuacan Culture
Period: 
Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Acquired through inheritance from donor’s mother, who started collecting the objects through gifts and purchases starting in 1935 until 1960s.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

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.