Cup with Profile Head of the Maize God

A work made of ceramic with burnished slip.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of ceramic with burnished slip.

Date:

800/400 B.C.

Artist:

Olmec
Possibly Tlapacoya, Valley of Mexico, Mexico

About this artwork

On View

Arts of the Americas, Gallery 136

Artist

Olmec

Title

Cup with Profile Head of the Maize God

Origin

Valley of Mexico

Date

800 BC–400 BC

Medium

Ceramic with burnished slip

Dimensions

9.8 × 9.8 cm (3 7/8 × 3 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ethel and Julian Goldsmith

Reference Number

1991.489

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