Ball Court Model

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Ball Court Model

Mexico, Nayarit, 200 B.C. - A.D. 500
Sculpture; models
Ceramic with slip and other pigments
6 × 8 1/2 × 13 1/2 in. (15.24 × 21.59 × 34.29 cm)
The Proctor Stafford Collection, purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Allan C. Balch (M.86.296.34)
Currently on public view:
Art of the Americas Building, floor 4 MAP IT
Art of the Americas Building, floor 4

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Bibliography

  • Mexico en el Mundo de las Colecciones de Arte: Mesoamerica. Vol.2. Mexico: Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores, 1994.
  • Fuente, Beatriz de la, Leticia Staines Cicero, and María Teresa Uriarte. La Escultura Prehispánica de Mesoamérica. Milan: Jaca Book, 2003.
  • Mexico en el Mundo de las Colecciones de Arte: Mesoamerica. Vol.2. Mexico: Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores, 1994.
  • Fuente, Beatriz de la, Leticia Staines Cicero, and María Teresa Uriarte. La Escultura Prehispánica de Mesoamérica. Milan: Jaca Book, 2003.
  • Kan, Michael, Meighan, Clement, Nicholson, H.B. and Rexford Stead.  Sculpture of Ancient West Mexico: Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima.  Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1970.
  • Whittington, E. Michael, ed. The Sport of Life and Death: The Mesoamerican Ballgame.  New York: Thames and Hudson, 2001.
  • Pillsbury, Joanne. Design for Eternity: Architectural Models from the Ancient Americas. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015.
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