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Art of the Ancient Americas
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Artist: Unknown

Figurine fragment of the Wind God

1400–1530

Ceramic and pigments

7.94 × 6.35 × 6.99 cm (3 1/8 × 2 1/2 × 2 3/4 in.)
Gift of Harvey Geiger, B.A. 1964, M. Arch. 1969, M.C.P. 1969
2015.24.2
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Oaxaca or Central Mexico
Period: 
Late Postclassic 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.