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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Standing Figure

100 B.C.–A.D. 100

Mottled green stone

9.8 × 4.4 cm (3 7/8 × 1 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1958.86.14
Geography: 
Guerrero, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Guerrero, Mezcala
Period: 
Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1958 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Richard Brettell, “Mezcala Stone Sculpture in the Olsen Collection,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 1 (Summer 1974): 16, fig. 1.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 91, 252, no. 165, fig. 82.

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