Head of human with bird headdress Carver: Unknown

1200–1521

Art of the Ancient Americas

Not on view
Medium

Dark green jade

Dimensions

9/16 × 3/8 × 1/2 in. (1.5 × 0.9 × 1.2 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen

Accession Number

1958.14.61c

Geography
Culture
Period

Late Postclassic Period

Classification
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Provenance

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), 153, no. 336
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Additional information

Object/Work type

human figures (visual works), jewelry

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