Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Olmec seated male figurine with sagittal hair crest

1500–300 B.C.

White slipped ceramic

10 x 8.45 x 6.7 cm (3 15/16 x 3 5/16 x 2 5/8 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2015.2.21
Culture: 
Olmec
Period: 
Early Formative to Middle Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Private European Collector
Acquired from European Private collector in 1990s

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.