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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Cacao Vessel

A.D. 600–900

Ceramic with pigment

18.42 × 8.1 cm (7 1/4 × 3 3/16 in.)
Gift of Dicey Taylor, Ph.D. 1983, and Justin Kerr
2017.111.4
Geography: 
Made in Guatemala
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Guatemala, probably Rio Azul, Maya
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Merrin Gallery, NYC in the 1980s

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.