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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Figure of seated woman

100 B.C.–A.D. 350

Ceramic with pigment

13 3/4 in. (34.9 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1959.55.17
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
West Mexico, Nayarit
Period: 
Protoclassic 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), 176–77, 350, no. 393, fig. 233.

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