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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Animal bust

1250–1521

Basalt (very coarse brown volcanic stone)

6.7 × 4.45 cm (2 5/8 × 1 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1958.14.67j
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Aztec
Period: 
Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Olsen Former Number 230, "Sherd."

Bibliography: 

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 51, no. 56.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.