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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Model of a Temple

A.D. 1250–1521

Volcanic stone

26 × 24 × 29.53 cm (10 1/4 × 9 7/16 × 11 5/8 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2018.173.10
Geography: 
Possibly made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, possibly Aztec
Period: 
late Post to Classic period
Classification: 
Models
Provenance: 

Ex-Collection Christian de la Bruere, NYC
Harry Franklin Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca. acquired prior to 1971

Bibliography: 

Felipe Solis, ed., The Aztec Empire, Curated by Felipe Solis, exh. cat. (New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2004), 145.

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