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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Sultepec Mask

100 B.C.–A.D. 650

Onyx

13.97 × 12.7 × 5.72 cm (5 1/2 × 5 × 2 1/4 in.)
Gift of Theodore N. Kaplan and Henry Tobin
2015.136.5
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Zultepec, Teotihuacan Culture
Period: 
Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Purchased from Lands Beyond, NY

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.