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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Olmec standing female figurine with split oval motif in headband

1500–1300 B.C.

Slipped and painted ceramic

13.1 × 5.78 × 1.81 cm (5 3/16 × 2 1/4 × 11/16 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2015.2.22
Culture: 
Olmec
Period: 
Early Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex-collection European Private Collector
Acquired from European Private Collector in the 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.