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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Figurine fragment

600–200 B.C.

Ceramic

5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1958.14.64j
Geography: 
Oaxaca, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Oaxaca, Monte Alban I
Period: 
Middle Formative Period to Late Formative 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), 86, 250, no. 153, fig. 79.

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