Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Monkey Effigy Jar

A.D. 900–1519

Tecali stone or alabaster (translucent white stone)

12.7 cm (5 in.) other (of jar): 9.1 cm(3 9/16 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1958.14.5
Culture: 
Mexico, Aztec or Nahua, Veracruz
Period: 
Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 320, ill.

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