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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Small pendant mask

A.D. 200–650

Stone (pinkish stone mottled with green and black)

10.3 × 10.9 cm (4 1/16 × 4 5/16 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1958.14.12
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Gulf Coast ?, Teotihuacan Culture
Period: 
Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1958 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“New Acquisitions Issue,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 24, no. 1 (April 1958): 12, 13, fig. 2.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 25, 67, 232, no. 102, color pl.6, fig. 53.

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.