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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Face Mask

1500–900 B.C.

Ceramic with pigment

5 × 5 3/4 × 3 in. (12.7 × 14.61 × 7.62 cm)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974
2018.12.34
Geography: 
Made in Tlatilco, Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Tlatilco
Period: 
Early Formative Period
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Acquired from Spencer Throckmorton Fine Art, New York, in 2007.

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.