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Art of the Ancient Americas
Carver: Unknown

Figurine of monkey

100 B.C.–A.D. 300

Dark green stone

6.3 × 2.8 cm (2 1/2 × 1 1/8 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1958.14.17
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Mezcala, Guerrero
Period: 
Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1958 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), 88, 258, no. 158, fig. 96.

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