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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Vessel in the Shape of a Human Head

300 B.C.–A.D. 300

Ceramic

12.7 × 16.51 × 18.42 cm (5 × 6 1/2 × 7 1/4 in.)
Gift of Theodore N. Kaplan and Henry Tobin
2016.148.4
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Colima, Comala Style
Period: 
Protoclassic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased from the Lands Beyond, New York 1993, #2395

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.