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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Figure on a Litter

A.D. 1100–1470

Ceramic with pigment

2 1/16 × 4 7/16 in. (5.3 × 11.25 cm)
Gift of Margaret S. and Linus Travers, B.A. 1958, M.A.T. 1959, from the collection of Arnold F. Strauss, M.D.
2018.71.19
Geography: 
Central Andes, Peru
Culture: 
Central Andes, Central Coast, Chancay
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

ex-collection: Arnold F. Strauss, M.D, 1902 – 1965

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.