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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Brazier with Supernatural Being

500–200 B.C.

Ceramic with pigment

20.32 × 13.3 × 12.7 cm (8 × 5 1/4 × 5 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2017.14.28
Geography: 
Made in Oaxaca, Mexico
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec culture
Period: 
Middle to Late Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Acquired from Ancient Art of the New World, NY in the 1990s

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.