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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Vessel in the Shape of a Monkey Skull

A.D. 600–900

Ceramic with red pigment

21.59 × 16 × 14.3 cm (8 1/2 × 6 5/16 × 5 5/8 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
2015.2.15
Culture: 
Maya
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Acquired from Fine Arts of Ancient Lands, NY in the 1980s

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.