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Art of the Ancient Americas
Carver: Unknown

Figure of man

A.D. 500–900

Calcareous white stone

16.7 × 5.9 × 3.6 cm (6 9/16 × 2 5/16 × 1 7/16 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1960.44.9
Geography: 
Guatemala
Culture: 
Highland Guatemala, Maya
Period: 
Early Classic Period to Late Classic 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: 

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 119, 272, no. 261, fig. 119.

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.