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Object Number: 68-32-2A
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Early Classic Maya
Provenience: Central America
Culture Area: Lowland Maya
Section:American
Materials:Monkey Bone (uncertain)
Technique:Engraved
Iconography:Royal portrait
Credit Line:Purchased from Teochita Inc., 1968

Description

Long bone, entire surface is engraved withthe portrait of a ruler. Bone appears to have been polished to achieve glazed effect


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 107 Third row, rightView Objects cited in this Publication

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