Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Guatemala - Maya Greenstone Mosaic Mask
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Maya Greenstone Mosaic Mask
Type of Object: Mask
Material: Stone
Measurements: 28 cm. in height.
Date or Period: Classic
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:
Polished greenstone masks with multiple inlays of coral, turquoise and shell. Material may be jade (jadeite/nephrite), fuchsite, serpentine or other green-colored stone.
Keywords:
deity, greenstone, human head, inlaid, Lowland Maya, mask, mosaic, stone,

 


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