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Ornament

Cast

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Object Number:38-18-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mayan
Provenience: Guatemala
Guatemala City
Kaminaljuyu
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Jade
Plaster (uncertain)
Length: 16 cm
Width: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Carlos A. Villacorta / Museo de Arqueologia, Guatemala City, 1938
Other Number:CG2017-2-412 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Ornament cast. Original of jade. Long and slender with flat faces and one straight and one convex edge. One face and convex edge incised. Drilled from end to end; two minute perforations, edge to edge. Represents a man standing with arms crossed on breast; wearing beaded belt, maxtli, beaded anklets, large ear-disk with pendant, and high, pointed headdress ending in a serpent. Original in Museo Nacional de Arqueologia, Guatemala.

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