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Object Number:62-11-3
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Late Classic Maya
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Central Veracruz
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: ca. 800 CE
Early Date: 780
Late Date: 820
Section:American
Materials:Greenstone
Cinnabar
Technique:Carved
Length: 39.3 cm
Width: 35.5 cm
Thickness: 11.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from E. D. Rassiger, 1962

Description

Greenstone; human heads carved on ends and front; knot and leaves over the front head; traces of red prigment/cinnabar over entire yoke

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 182 Bottom row, leftView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Danien, Elin. 2002. Guide to the Mesoamerican Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 68, pl. 64View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 1-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 90View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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