Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Standing figure with ornate hairdo

1500–900 B.C.

Ceramic with pigment

19.69 x 7.6 x 2.6 cm (7 3/4 x 3 x 1 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2018.12.19
Culture: 
Mexico, Tlatilco
Period: 
Early Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased at Arte Primitivo, New York. Lot #10, 12/1/14
Private San Francisco Collection, acquired in 1960s from Harald J. Wagner, to current owner by inheritance

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.