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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Woman lying on four-legged slab

100 B.C.–A.D. 300

Ceramic

6.4 × 7.4 × 14 cm (2 1/2 × 2 15/16 × 5 1/2 in.)
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1973.88.31b
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Nayarit
Period: 
Protoclassic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

André Emmerich, New York, to December 15, 1956; Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn. (Olsen #129b); gift in 1973 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1973,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 1 (Summer 1974): 78.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 179, no. 401.

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.