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Yoke

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Artist Unknown (Veracruz)

Date

600-900

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G260
Yoke, Artist Unknown (Veracruz)
Yoke: Gallery Label - Current
: An Example of Totonac Sculpture
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Medium: Sculpture | Stone
Size: 16 3/8 x 13 5/8 in. (41.6 x 34.6 cm)
Creation Place: Central America, Mexico, Gulf Coast region, El Tajin
Culture: Veracruz, Central America, Mexico, Gulf Coast region
Style: 7th-10th century, Classic Vera Cruz
Physical Description: Carved stone yoke with design of a crouching man, his head in the jaws of a monster, gripping a snake. The corners are finished with men's heads in monster's jaws. Serpentine.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 41.72
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009