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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Standing Human Figure

300 B.C.

Stone

16.2 × 7 × 3 cm (6 3/8 × 2 3/4 × 1 3/16 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1960.44.3
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Mezcala, Guerrero
Period: 
Late Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1960 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Richard Brettell, “Mezcala Stone Sculpture in the Olsen Collection,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 1 (Summer 1974): 16–17, fig. 4.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 92–93, 254, no. 168, fig. 86.

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.