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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Figure of Standing Man Displaying Jewelry

A.D. 600–900

Ceramic, mold-made bearing painted banner

22.2 × 8.37 × 4.5 cm (8 3/4 × 3 5/16 × 1 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1959.55.12
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Maya, probably Jaina, Campeche
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: 

Yale University Art Gallery, Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin, 26, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1960), 43.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 139, 299, no. 306, fig. 154.

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