PECTORAL EN FORME DE CARAPACE DE TORTUE

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PECTORAL EN FORME DE CARAPACE DE TORTUE
Maya culture, northeastern Petén, Guatemala
Protoclassic or Early Classic, 200-600 A.D.C.
Emerald green jade and remains of cinnabar
L. 7 cm
Maya turtle shell pectoral with incised glyphs, emerald green jade and remains of cinnabar, north-east Petén, Guatemala
H. 2 ¾ in
Provenance:
Private American collection, acquired 1993
Merrin Gallery, New York
David Bramhall, New York
The Lands Beyond, New York
Jan Hartman, New York, 1930s-1940s
Publications:
Grube, Nikolai, and Linda Schele, 1994, Notebook for the XVIIIth Maya Hieroglyphic Forum at Texas, March 13-14, 1994; Tlaloc-Venus Warfare: The Petén Wars, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts, Center for Mexican Studies and Institute of Latin American Studies, 1994, pp.53, fig. 89.
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