Miniature Yoke Artist: Unknown

A.D. 600–900

Art of the Ancient Americas

On view, 1st floor, Art of the Ancient Americas



1 3/4 × 3 3/4 × 4 in. (4.45 × 9.53 × 10.16 cm)
thickness: 1 in. (2.5 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wardwell, B.A. 1957

Accession Number



Late Classic Period


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 records is ongoing.

  • Mary E. Miller and Karl Taube, An Illustrated Dictionary of The Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya (New York: Thames and Hudson, 1993), 42–44
  • "Acquisitions 1989," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1990), 124, ill
  • Ted J. Leyenaar and Lee Allen Parsons, Ulama: Het Balspel Bij de Maya's en Azteken, 2000 v. Chr.–000 n. Chr.: Van Mensenoffer Tot Sport (The Ballgame of the Mayas and Aztecs, 2000 B.C.–2000 A.D.: From Human Sacrifice to Sport)

    (Leiden, Netherlands: Spruyt, Van Mantgem, & De Does, 1988),
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Object/Work type

funerary art, utilitarian objects

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