Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Four Figurines (Human Sacrifices?)

A.D. 100–300

Camelid wool, cross-knit looping

8.89 x 2.54 cm (3 1/2 x 1 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2017.40.34a-e
Culture: 
Andes, Early Nasca
Period: 
Early Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Erik Jacobsen Collection, to 2017; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.