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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Copper bead in shape of monkey head

1300–1500

Copper/bronze alloy

5.21 × 3.04 × 2.12 cm (2 1/16 × 1 3/16 × 13/16 in.)
Gift of the Austen-Stokes Ancient Americas Foundation
2016.61.5.15
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Tarascan
Period: 
Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Jewelry
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.