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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Pyriform Tripod Vessel

A.D. 800–1200

Incised ceramic with pigment, Fine Orange

18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.) other (at widest body point): 12 cm(4 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1958.14.6
Geography: 
Made in Yucatan, Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Yucatan, Maya
Period: 
Terminal Classic to Early Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Bibliography: 

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 151, 315, no. 328, fig. 174.

Rosemary A. Joyce, Revealing Ancestral Central America, exh. cat. (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2013), 83, fig. 40, 43.

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.