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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Lime Flask in the Shape of a Jaguar

A.D. 600–1000

Wood with stone inlay

3.4 × 4.9 × 2.4 cm (1 5/16 × 1 15/16 × 15/16 in.)
Gift of the grandchildren of George Hewitt Myers, B.A. 1898, M.F. 1902
2014.27.58
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Wari
Period: 
Middle Horizon
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Provenance: 

Deposited by George Hewitt Myers at the Yale University Art Gallery in 1939, upon death of George Hewitt Myers, all tangible property was passed on to his wife, Louise Chase Myers, and upon her death, all tangible property was passed to her and George Hewitt Myers’ grandchildren.

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