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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Anthropomorphic House Post

1000–1470

Wood

46 × 15 × 6 1/2 in. (116.8 × 38.1 × 16.5 cm)
Gift of Margaret S. and Linus Travers, B.A. 1958, M.A.T. 1959, from the collection of Arnold F. Strauss, M.D.
2018.71.29
Geography: 
Central Andes, Peru
Culture: 
Central Andes, South Coast, Ica
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

ex-collection: Arnold F. Strauss, M.D, 1902 – 1965, acquired from Peru, in 1958.

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.