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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Bola with Twin Animals

Metal

2 × 2 1/2 in. (5.1 × 6.4 cm)
other (Mount): 3 × 3 in. (7.6 × 7.6 cm)
Gift of Margaret S. and Linus Travers, B.A. 1958, M.A.T. 1959, from the collection of Arnold F. Strauss, M.D.
2018.71.30
Geography: 
Central Andes, Peru
Culture: 
Central Andes, Inca
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
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.