Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Guatemala - Maya Carved Stone Mushroom
Click on thumbnail to access full page image.
Maya Carved Stone Mushroom
Type of Object: Sculpture
Material: Stone
Measurements: Various
Date or Period: Classic
Maker: Pacific Coast Maya
Designated List Section: IID Stone Stelae, Ritual Objects, and Architectural Elements
Date of Import Restriction: 10/03/1997
Photograph: G&T Foundation
Copyright: G&T Foundation
 
Description of Designated List Category Subject to Import Restrictions:
Polished and carved stone, usually volcanic, in shape of stylized mushroom head and carved stem as foot. The stem can be carved as an animal or human figure or face. The stem may also be carved with a geometric design. Some have tripod feet.
Keywords:
animal shape, geometric design, human figure, mushroom shape, Pacific Coast Maya, sculpture, stone, tripod,

 


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.