Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Guatemala - Maya Greenstone Pendant or Bead
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Maya Greenstone Pendant or Bead
Type of Object: Personal Ornament
Material: Stone
Measurements: 3 to 6.5 cm. in height.
Date or Period: Preclassic through Postclassic
Maker: Lowland Maya
Designated List Section: IIC1 Stone Pendants
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:
Rectangular or oval greenstone pendants or beads with carved decoration of geometric motifs or animal and human figures. Material may be jade (jadeite/nephrite), fuchsite, serpentine or other green-colored stone.
Keywords:
green, greenstone, incised, jewelry, Lowland Maya, pendant, personal ornament, stone,

 


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