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Object Number:68-32-2A
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Early Classic Maya
Lowland Maya
Provenience: Central America
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Monkey Bone (uncertain)
Technique:Engraved
Iconography:Royal portrait
Length: 21.5 cm
Outside Diameter:2.2 cm
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 - 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 107 Third row, rightView 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. 40, pl. 16A, pl. 16BView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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