Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Copper bead in form of a dog or pig.

1300–1500

Copper/bronze alloy

2.85 x 2.58 x 3.39 cm (1 1/8 x 1 x 1 5/16 in.)
Gift of the Austen-Stokes Ancient Americas Foundation
2016.61.5.4
Culture: 
Mexico, Tarascan
Period: 
Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Jewelry
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased from Arte Primitivo, March 2006,
Ex-Simon Collection

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.