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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Slab figurine

1250–1521

Molded ceramic

9.6 × 7.6 × 1.5 cm (3 3/4 × 3 × 9/16 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1960.44.10
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
West Mexico, Michoacán
Period: 
Late Postclassic 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), 188, 361, no. 417, fig. 244.

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