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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Stone plaque

100 B.C.–A.D. 100

Striated green stone.

8.9 × 7.8 cm (3 1/2 × 3 1/16 in.)
Gift of Fred Olsen
1974.36.9
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Mezcala, Guerrero
Period: 
Early Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

ex-Collection:Andre Emmerich, Dec. 20, 1955
Once in the collection of Miguel Covarrubias

Bibliography: 

Christopher Sells, “A Portrait by Jean-Baptiste Regnault,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 3 (Fall 1975): 58.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 88–89, 256, no. 159, fig. 90.

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.