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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Squatting figure, Type K

1200–900 B.C.

Ceramic with traces of ochre and pigment

7 × 5 × 2.8 cm (2 3/4 × 1 15/16 × 1 1/8 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2020.27.18
Geography: 
Made in Tlatilco, Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Tlatilco
Period: 
Early Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex-Collection-Arte Primitivo, NYC lot 20, 09/26/2016
Albert J. and Monique Grant, NY, active int eh 1950s-1960s.
Tape label #25; round paper label X76

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.