Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Bowl with “Olmec Dragon” Design

1500–900 B.C.

Ceramic with pigment

6.35 x 11.75 cm (2 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2018.173.7
Culture: 
Mexico or Guatemala, Olmec
Period: 
Early Formative
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Acquired from Fine Arts of Ancient Lands, New York, in the late 1970s-early 1980s

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