Grinning Male Figure Artist: Unknown

A.D. 600–900

Art of the Ancient Americas

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

Ceramic with pigment


19 5/16 × 13 × 5 1/8 in. (49 × 33 × 13 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Peggy and Richard Danziger, LL.B. 1963

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, The Art of Mesoamerica: From Olmec to Aztec, 5th edition (London: Thames and Hudson, 2012), 120, 1233, fig. 109
  • Mary E. Miller, The Art of Mesoamerica: From Olmec to Aztec, 5th ed. (London: Thames and Hudson, 2012), 123, fig. 109
  • 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), 155
  • Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 315, ill
  • John Bigelow Taylor, Fine Pre-Columbian Art from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Peter G. Wray, exh. cat. (New York: Harmer Rooke Galleries, October 4, 1984–January 5, 1985), no. 141, 152
  • Lee Allen Parsons, Pre-Columbian Art: The Morton D. May and The Saint Louis Art Museum Collections, exh. cat. (New York: Harper & Row, 1980), no. 257
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human figures (visual works)

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