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Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE Maya
MEDIUM Jadeite
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES 600-900 C.E.
PERIOD Late Classic Period
DIMENSIONS 1 1/2 x 2 3/16 in. (3.8 x 5.6 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER L56.10.2
CREDIT LINE Lent by The Guennol Collection
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Maya. Plaque, 600-900 C.E. Jadeite, 1 1/2 x 2 3/16 in. (3.8 x 5.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Lent by The Guennol Collection, L56.10.2. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE group, 71.174.6_38.57_71.174.4_36.268_L56.10.2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dark green jadeite plaque depicting a seated, crosslegged figure shown in profile and facing toward the right. He wears an elaborate headdress from which hang long feathers. His overall appearance is that of an important dignitary. The piece is pierced through the side indicating that it was worn as a pendant.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Best (82%)
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