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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Fox Head

A.D. 900–1500

Conch shell with wooden stand

other: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)
other: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)
other: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)
Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil 1974
1988.96.1
Geography: 
Veracruz, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Veracruz, Huasteca
Period: 
Early Postclassic to Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Jewelry
Bibliography: 

Mimi Gardner Gates, “Director’s Report 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 121.

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