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Art of the Ancient Americas
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Artist: Unknown

Canopa (Votive Container) in the Shape of a Camelid

1470–1534

Stone

12.07 × 5.72 × 12.7 cm (4 3/4 × 2 1/4 × 5 in.)
Gift of Georgia and Michael de Havenon, B.A. 1962
2018.123.9
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Inca
Period: 
15th–16th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex-Collection: Georgia and Michael de Havenon, B.A. 1962

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.