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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Coati or Opossum with Baby

100 B.C.–A.D. 900

Ceramic

10.6 × 4.5 cm (4 3/16 × 1 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1958.14.46
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Southern Veracruz
Period: 
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), 68, no. 104.

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