Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Guatemala - Maya Incised Conch Shell
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Maya Incised Conch Shell
Type of Object: Ceremonial Object
Material: Shell
Measurements: 5 to 32 cm. in length.
Date or Period: Pre-Columbian
Maker: Lowland Maya
Designated List Section: IVC Natural Forms
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:
Conch shells with incised decoration and/or perforations.
Keywords:
ceremonial object, engraved, Lowland Maya, shell,

 


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