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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Carved Tooth

100 B.C.–A.D. 600

Tooth

2 3/4 × 9/16 in. (7.05 × 1.35 cm)
Gift of Dicey Taylor, Ph.D. 1983, and Justin Kerr
2018.45.126
Geography: 
Guatemala
or geography Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico or Guatemala, Maya
Period: 
Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Ex-Collection: Justin Kerr

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.