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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Face mask

300 B.C.–A.D. 200

Ceramic

21.3 cm (8 3/8 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1958.14.11
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Colima
Period: 
Protoclassic Period
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Florence Quittenton Olsen (died 1996) and Frederick H. Olsen (1891–1986), Guilford, Conn., by 1958; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1958

Bibliography: 

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 164, 331, no. 360, fig. 200.

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