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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Eccentric Flint with K’awiil, God of Lightning

A.D. 600– 900

Chert

15.24 × 6.99 cm (6 × 2 3/4 in.)
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wardwell, B.A. 1957, Fund
2016.32.1
Geography: 
Made in Guatemala
or made in Mexico
or made in Honduras
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Guatemala, Honduras, or Mexico, Maya
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Purchased, December 1, 2010, from Arte Primitivo Gallery, NYC.
Former collection of Alan L. Long, NY, before 1969

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.