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Art of the Ancient Americas
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Artist: Unknown

Seated Figure

1500–1000 B.C.

Ceramic with pigment

9.8 × 7 × 6.4 cm (3 7/8 × 2 3/4 × 2 1/2 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2018.173.6
Geography: 
Made in Guatemala
or made in Mexico
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Mexico or Guatemala, Olmec
Period: 
Early Formative
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Acquired from New York Private Collector in the late 1990s
Ex-collection : Samuel Dubiner, Tel Aviv

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.