Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Miniature Type K Figurine

1500–900 B.C.

Ceramic

3.49 cm (1 3/8 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2018.12.11
Culture: 
Mexico, Tlatilco
Period: 
Early Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Tlatilco, Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Acquired from Arte Primitivo, 9/29/14, lot 62.
Ex collection: Granddaughter of Hilda Tijou, Hilda Tijou, California, acquired in the 1960s or before.

Bibliography: 

Carlo T.E. Gay, Ceramic Figures of Ancient Mexico: Guerrero, Mexico, Guanajuato, Michoacan, vol. 3 (Graz: Akademische Druck - u. Verlagsanstalt, 1979), 75, fig. 65 n.p.

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.