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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Fragment of edge of plate, with image of monkey

A.D. 900–1521

Burnished reddish Ceramic with polychrome paint

5.8 × 12.8 cm (2 5/16 × 5 1/16 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1958.14.66
Geography: 
Oaxaca, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Oaxaca, Puebla, or Tlaxcala
Period: 
Early Postclassic Period to Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
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), 50, no. 53.

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