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Artist: Unknown

Chahk, God of Rain

300 B.C.–A.D. 100

Stone, probably steatite

16.51 × 5.87 × 7.77 cm (6 1/2 × 2 5/16 × 3 1/16 in.)
Lent by Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, ANT.236866
ILE2012.1.31
Geography: 
Guatemala
or Mexico
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Highland Guatemala or Mexico, Maya
Period: 
Late Formative Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
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 such records is ongoing.