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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Chontal Mask

300 B.C.–A.D. 300

Greenstone

16.51 × 16.51 × 7.62 cm (6 1/2 × 6 1/2 × 3 in.)
Gift of Theodore N. Kaplan and Henry Tobin
2015.136.4
Geography: 
Guerrero, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Guerrero, Chontal
Period: 
Late Formative to Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Purchased from Lands Beyond

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.