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Guatemala - Maya Carved Stone Mushroom
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Maya Carved Stone Mushroom
Type of Object: Sculpture
Material: Stone
Measurements: 15 to 25 cm. in height.
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.
animal shape, geometric design, human figure, mushroom shape, Pacific Coast Maya, sculpture, stone, tripod,


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