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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Cylindrical Seal

1500–900 B.C.

Ceramic

10.16 × 9.84 × 0.93 cm (4 × 3 7/8 × 3/8 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2015.1.5
Geography: 
Guatemala
or geography Mexico
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Mexico or Guatemala, Olmec
Period: 
Early Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Acquired from a European Private Collector in the 1990s
Ex-collection European Private Collector

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.