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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Jaguar head of a GI type deity, probably an inset from a waist or chest assumblage

100 B.C.–A.D. 100

Marble/limestone with possible traces of cinnabar

9 × 9.8 cm (3 9/16 × 3 7/8 in.)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
1989.37.1
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Proto-Maya
Period: 
Earyl Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1989,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1990): 123.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 317, ill.

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.