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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Effigy Female Figure

A.D. 900–1100

Ceramic

27.4 × 15.7 cm (10 13/16 × 6 3/16 in.)
Gift of Winthrop Sargeant
1976.48.8
Geography: 
Costa Rica
Culture: 
Costa Rica, Guanacaste, Nicoya, Late Period IV or Early Period V
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), 191, 362, no. 421, fig. 247.

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