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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Urn with Solar Deities

A.D. 600–900

Ceramic with pigment

Overall height and diameter: 25.61 × 13.97 cm (10 1/16 × 5 1/2 in.)
Gift of Theodore N. Kaplan and Henry Tobin
2016.148.16a-b
Geography: 
Guatemala
Culture: 
Guatemala, Highlands, Maya
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased from the Lands Beyond, New York 1989, #EG-KXYZ/ 562
Ed Gilmore

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.