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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Celt Pendant

900–400 B.C.

Jadeite with albite and muscovite

4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Gift of Mr and Mrs Fred Olsen
1961.43.5
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Olmec
Period: 
Middle Formative Period
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1961 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), 60, 224, no. 85, fig. 43.

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