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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Bell

1200–1521

Cast copper

4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1959.55.9
Geography: 
Guerrero, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Guerrero, Oaxaca, or Veracruz
Period: 
Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Musical Instruments
Provenance: 

Florence Quittenton Olsen (died 1996) and Frederick H. Olsen (1891–1986), Guilford, Conn., by 1959; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1959

Bibliography: 

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 82, 247, no. 134, fig. 73.

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