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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Seated ruler figure

300 B.C.–A.D. 250

Carved and painted steatite

15.56 × 8.26 × 5.72 cm (6 1/8 × 3 1/4 × 2 1/4 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2015.1.7
Geography: 
Made in Chiapas, Mexico
or made in Guatemala
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Chiapas, Izapa or southern Guatemala
Period: 
Late Formative to Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Acquired from a NYC private collector in the early 2000s
Ex-collection: Samuel Dubiner, Tel Aviv

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.