Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Guatemala - Maya Ceramic Spindle Whorls
Click on thumbnail to access full page image.
Maya Ceramic Spindle Whorls
Type of Object: Tool
Material: Ceramic
Measurements: 2 to 4 cm. in diameter.
Date or Period: Pre-Columbian
Maker: Pacific Coast Maya
Designated List Section: IB Special Forms
Date of Import Restriction: 10/03/1997
Photograph: Institute of Anthropology and History, Ministry of Culture and Sports of Guatemala
Copyright: Institute of Anthropology and History, Ministry of Culture and Sports of Guatemala
 
Description of Designated List Category Subject to Import Restrictions:
Rounded disks of fired clay with central hole for spinning thread from lengths of fiber. Some are decorated with puncture marks or incised designs.
Keywords:
ceramic, disk, Pacific Coast Maya, spindle whorl, tool,

 


First Page Previous Page Parent Page Next Page Last Page

Guatemala Image Collection | About the Image Database | Search the Image Database
|
International Cultural Property Protection


On October 1, 1999, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will become part of the
U.S. Department of State. Bureau webpages are being updated accordingly. Thank you for your patience.