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Art of the Ancient Americas
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Artist: Unknown

Cigar Smoker

A.D. 1000

Stone (porphyritic basalt)

12.1 × 7.6 × 10.2 cm (4 3/4 × 3 × 4 in.)
Gift of Stanley Josephson
1984.118.1
Geography: 
Made in Costa Rica
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Costa Rica, Atlantic Watershed, Period V
Period: 
11th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1984,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 3 (Winter 1986): 83.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 321, ill.

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