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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Figurine Mold (for the production of multiple pottery figurines)

A.D. 600–800

Ceramic

10.25 × 14.3 cm (4 1/16 × 5 5/8 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Valerian Lada-Mocarski
1972.91.2
Geography: 
Made in Oaxaca, Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Central Oaxaca, Monte Alban, III B-IV
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1972,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 34, no. 2 (June 1973): 69.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 103, 264, no. 212, fig. 106.

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.