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MawM0286b-top.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286b-bot.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286b-270.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286b-180.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286b-090.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286b-000.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286a-top.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286a-bot.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286ab-270.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286ab-180.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286ab-090.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286ab-000.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286a-270.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286a-180.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286a-090.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0286a-000.jp2
Teotihuacan incensario ...
MawM0286
Title
Teotihuacan incensario : stage type : hourglass form.
Description
Each incensario or censer is an individual work of art, no two are alike. They can be similar in form, like this modified stage-type censer. Some archaeologists believe this stage incensario represents the Teotihuacan temple and the individual inside the great Goddess. This female deity wears a butterfly headdress and a butterfly buccal plate (mask) in front of her nose and mouth, and holds two scepters made of branches. She is surrounded by eight yellow and red complex flower images and five yellow-crowned quetzal birds. All of these images indicate a goddess of fertility.
Subject
[Ceramic censers--Guatemala, Ceramic sculpture--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0114-bot.jp2
Maya jade and jadeite.
MawM0114
Title
Maya jade and jadeite.
Description
There are five different shapes of Maya stone beads. Four Jabed beads, 15 spherical, 7 large hole and 14 small hole, 3 large barrels, 10 small barrels, 11 discs & 2 other shapes. The range in size from 0.25 inches to 1.0 inches.
Subject
[Beads--Guatemala, Decoration and ornament--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 400 B.C. and 200 B.C.
MawM0114-270.jp2
Maya jade and jadeite.
MawM0114
Title
Maya jade and jadeite.
Description
There are five different shapes of Maya stone beads. Four Jabed beads, 15 spherical, 7 large hole and 14 small hole, 3 large barrels, 10 small barrels, 11 discs & 2 other shapes. The range in size from 0.25 inches to 1.0 inches.
Subject
[Beads--Guatemala, Decoration and ornament--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 400 B.C. and 200 B.C.
MawM0114-180.jp2
Maya jade and jadeite.
MawM0114
Title
Maya jade and jadeite.
Description
There are five different shapes of Maya stone beads. Four Jabed beads, 15 spherical, 7 large hole and 14 small hole, 3 large barrels, 10 small barrels, 11 discs & 2 other shapes. The range in size from 0.25 inches to 1.0 inches.
Subject
[Beads--Guatemala, Decoration and ornament--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 400 B.C. and 200 B.C.
MawM0114-090.jp2
Maya jade and jadeite.
MawM0114
Title
Maya jade and jadeite.
Description
There are five different shapes of Maya stone beads. Four Jabed beads, 15 spherical, 7 large hole and 14 small hole, 3 large barrels, 10 small barrels, 11 discs & 2 other shapes. The range in size from 0.25 inches to 1.0 inches.
Subject
[Beads--Guatemala, Decoration and ornament--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 400 B.C. and 200 B.C.
MawM0114-000.jp2
Maya jade and jadeite.
MawM0114
Title
Maya jade and jadeite.
Description
There are five different shapes of Maya stone beads. Four Jabed beads, 15 spherical, 7 large hole and 14 small hole, 3 large barrels, 10 small barrels, 11 discs & 2 other shapes. The range in size from 0.25 inches to 1.0 inches.
Subject
[Beads--Guatemala, Decoration and ornament--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 400 B.C. and 200 B.C.
MawM0136-270.jp2
Face pendant : bibhead.
MawM0136
Title
Face pendant : bibhead.
Description
Jade, jadeite and greenstones were considered a precious material with supernatural qualities associated with water, maize, fertility, and the sky. The bibhead pendant may have been an heirloom handed down from one generation to another generation.
Subject
[Pendants (Jewelry)--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 800
MawM0136-180.jp2
Face pendant : bibhead.
MawM0136
Title
Face pendant : bibhead.
Description
Jade, jadeite and greenstones were considered a precious material with supernatural qualities associated with water, maize, fertility, and the sky. The bibhead pendant may have been an heirloom handed down from one generation to another generation.
Subject
[Pendants (Jewelry)--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 800
MawM0136-090.jp2
Face pendant : bibhead.
MawM0136
Title
Face pendant : bibhead.
Description
Jade, jadeite and greenstones were considered a precious material with supernatural qualities associated with water, maize, fertility, and the sky. The bibhead pendant may have been an heirloom handed down from one generation to another generation.
Subject
[Pendants (Jewelry)--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 800
MawM0136-000.jp2
Face pendant : bibhead.
MawM0136
Title
Face pendant : bibhead.
Description
Jade, jadeite and greenstones were considered a precious material with supernatural qualities associated with water, maize, fertility, and the sky. The bibhead pendant may have been an heirloom handed down from one generation to another generation.
Subject
[Pendants (Jewelry)--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities]
Date
between 600 and 800
MawM0126-270.jp2
Turkey vessel with doub...
MawM0126
Title
Turkey vessel with double spout : rattle in the head.
Description
Plumbate vessels are the only vitrified (glazed) pottery found in ancient America. They were made with pottery molds and mass-produced. Mesoamericans domesticated the turkey for their meat and feathers. The animal is considered sacred and is sacrificed for specific ceremonies.
Subject
[Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Drinking vessels--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1100
MawM0126-bot.jp2
Turkey vessel with doub...
MawM0126
Title
Turkey vessel with double spout : rattle in the head.
Description
Plumbate vessels are the only vitrified (glazed) pottery found in ancient America. They were made with pottery molds and mass-produced. Mesoamericans domesticated the turkey for their meat and feathers. The animal is considered sacred and is sacrificed for specific ceremonies.
Subject
[Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Drinking vessels--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1100
MawM0126-top.jp2
Turkey vessel with doub...
MawM0126
Title
Turkey vessel with double spout : rattle in the head.
Description
Plumbate vessels are the only vitrified (glazed) pottery found in ancient America. They were made with pottery molds and mass-produced. Mesoamericans domesticated the turkey for their meat and feathers. The animal is considered sacred and is sacrificed for specific ceremonies.
Subject
[Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Drinking vessels--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1100
MawM0126-000.jp2
Turkey vessel with doub...
MawM0126
Title
Turkey vessel with double spout : rattle in the head.
Description
Plumbate vessels are the only vitrified (glazed) pottery found in ancient America. They were made with pottery molds and mass-produced. Mesoamericans domesticated the turkey for their meat and feathers. The animal is considered sacred and is sacrificed for specific ceremonies.
Subject
[Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Drinking vessels--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1100
MawM0126-090.jp2
Turkey vessel with doub...
MawM0126
Title
Turkey vessel with double spout : rattle in the head.
Description
Plumbate vessels are the only vitrified (glazed) pottery found in ancient America. They were made with pottery molds and mass-produced. Mesoamericans domesticated the turkey for their meat and feathers. The animal is considered sacred and is sacrificed for specific ceremonies.
Subject
[Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Drinking vessels--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1100
MawM0126-180.jp2
Turkey vessel with doub...
MawM0126
Title
Turkey vessel with double spout : rattle in the head.
Description
Plumbate vessels are the only vitrified (glazed) pottery found in ancient America. They were made with pottery molds and mass-produced. Mesoamericans domesticated the turkey for their meat and feathers. The animal is considered sacred and is sacrificed for specific ceremonies.
Subject
[Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Drinking vessels--Guatemala, Art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1100
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