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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Mask, Type K

1200–900 B.C.

Ceramic with red‑brown and ochre painted highlights

5 5/8 × 5 3/4 × 2 3/16 × 5 1/2 in. (14.3 × 14.6 × 5.5 × 14 cm)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2020.27.3
Geography: 
Tlatilco, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Tlatilco
Period: 
Early Formative Period
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Purchased at auction Arte Primitivo, NYC, March 6, 2017, sale # 84, lot 5; Estate of Emily A. Wingert, from the Collection of Emily A. and Paul S. Wingert, Monclair, NJ, 1950s-to early 1980s; Everett Rassiga (1922-2003), New York City, July 28, 1965, #1520; Acquired from Everett Rassiga, NYC, July 28, 1965, Item #1520

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