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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Tripod Plate with Supernatural Bird

A.D. 600–900

Polychrome ceramic

8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)
other (bowl): 12.1 cm(4 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
Campeche, Mexico
Mexico, Campeche, Maya
Late Classic Period
Containers - Ceramics

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1958 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.


George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 144, 307, no. 314, fig. 162.

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