Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Guatemala - Maya Greenstone Mask
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Maya Greenstone Mask
Type of Object: Mask
Material: Stone
Measurements: 10 to 17 cm.. in height.
Date or Period: Preclassic
Maker: Lowland Maya
Designated List Section: IIB Stone Masks
Date of Import Restriction: 04/15/1991
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:
Carved and polished greenstone masks, this example is a human face with inlaid shell eyes and teeth and incised decoration. 'Jester God' headdress.
Keywords:
deity, greenstone, human head, inlaid, Lowland Maya, mask, stone,

 


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