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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Celt

900–400 B.C.

Greenstone

48.3 × 11.7 × 2.9 cm (19 × 4 5/8 × 1 1/8 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2018.173.16
Geography: 
Made in Guatemala
or made in Mexico
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Mexico or Guatemala, Olmec
Period: 
Middle Formative Period
Classification: 
Ritual Objects
Provenance: 

Ex Collection: Throckmorton Fine Arts, New York
Private Collection, San Diego, CA, acquired in the 1950s.

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.