Beaker with Face Artist: Unknown


Art of the Ancient Americas

Not on view


Hammered silver


20.32 × 5.08 cm (8 × 2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the grandchildren of George Hewitt Myers, B.A. 1898, M.F. 1902

Accession Number



Late Intermediate Period to Late Horizon


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.



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.
  • Susan B. Matheson, "The George Hewitt Myers Collection of Peruvian Antiquities," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2014): 83.
  • Sotheby's, New York, Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, sale cat. (May 29, 2001).
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Additional information

Object/Work type

beakers (drinking vessels), ceremonial objects, utilitarian objects

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