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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

5.72 × 11.43 × 4.45 cm (2 1/4 × 4 1/2 × 1 3/4 in.)
Gift of Georgia and Michael de Havenon, B.A. 1962
2018.123.10
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Culture: 
Central Andes, Inca
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Georgia and Michael de Havenon, to 2018; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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).

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
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.