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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Figurine fragment of smiling head

A.D. 600–900

Ceramic

23.8 cm (9 3/8 in.) base: 10.2 × 8.9 × 8.9 cm (10.2 cm, 3 1/2 × 3 1/2 in.) other: 12.4 × 11.9 × 6.6 cm (4 7/8 × 4 11/16 × 2 5/8 in.)
Gift of Winthrop Sargeant
1976.48.4
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Southern Veracruz
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1976,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 36, no. 3 (Fall 1977): 55.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 76, 242, no. 119, fig. 64.

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