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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Composite Figure of an Enthroned Ruler and Two Vassals

A.D. 600–900

Molded ceramic

7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1959.55.2
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, possibly Campeche, Jaina Island, Maya
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1959 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 140–41, 303, no. 308, fig. 158.

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