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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Wind Jewel (Ehecacozcatl)

A.D. 1250–1521

Shell

3 3/8 × 2 15/16 × 3/8 in. (8.5 × 7.5 × 0.99 cm)
Gift of Dicey Taylor, Ph.D. 1983, and Justin Kerr
2018.45.156
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Gulf Coast
Period: 
Post Classic
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.