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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Headrest

100 B.C.–A.D. 250

Ceramic, highly burnished

21 × 29 × 28 cm (8 1/4 × 11 7/16 × 11 in.)
Gift of Florence Olsen in memory of Fred Olsen
1987.87.1
Geography: 
Geography Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Colima, Comala Style
Period: 
Protoclassic Period
Classification: 
Furniture
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 131, ill.

R. Tripp Evans, “Navigating the Afterlife: Two Shaft Tomb Figures from Ancient West Mexico,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96): 28–31, fig. 1–3.

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