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MawM0047-000.jp2
Aztec carved amber resi...
MawM0047
Title
Aztec carved amber resin head.
Description
Amber, which is fossilized vegetable resin, comes in yellow, reddish-yellow, and brownish-yellow. The resin from evergreen (fir and pine trees) is hard, brittle, transparent/translucent, and amorphous. The source of Mexican amber/Chiapan amber is Mexico, Chiapas, Huitiupan area, Simojovel. The amber head could be from AD 1980. A modern artifact/pendant that was carved, drilled, inlaid, and decorated with colorful hummingbird feathers for tourist trade in San Cristobal, Chiapas, Mexico.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico--Chiapas, Sculpture--Mexico--Chiapas, Aztec art--Mexico--Chiapas, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1200 and 1521
MawM0047-090.jp2
Aztec carved amber resi...
MawM0047
Title
Aztec carved amber resin head.
Description
Amber, which is fossilized vegetable resin, comes in yellow, reddish-yellow, and brownish-yellow. The resin from evergreen (fir and pine trees) is hard, brittle, transparent/translucent, and amorphous. The source of Mexican amber/Chiapan amber is Mexico, Chiapas, Huitiupan area, Simojovel. The amber head could be from AD 1980. A modern artifact/pendant that was carved, drilled, inlaid, and decorated with colorful hummingbird feathers for tourist trade in San Cristobal, Chiapas, Mexico.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico--Chiapas, Sculpture--Mexico--Chiapas, Aztec art--Mexico--Chiapas, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1200 and 1521
MawM0047-180.jp2
Aztec carved amber resi...
MawM0047
Title
Aztec carved amber resin head.
Description
Amber, which is fossilized vegetable resin, comes in yellow, reddish-yellow, and brownish-yellow. The resin from evergreen (fir and pine trees) is hard, brittle, transparent/translucent, and amorphous. The source of Mexican amber/Chiapan amber is Mexico, Chiapas, Huitiupan area, Simojovel. The amber head could be from AD 1980. A modern artifact/pendant that was carved, drilled, inlaid, and decorated with colorful hummingbird feathers for tourist trade in San Cristobal, Chiapas, Mexico.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico--Chiapas, Sculpture--Mexico--Chiapas, Aztec art--Mexico--Chiapas, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1200 and 1521
MawM0047-270.jp2
Aztec carved amber resi...
MawM0047
Title
Aztec carved amber resin head.
Description
Amber, which is fossilized vegetable resin, comes in yellow, reddish-yellow, and brownish-yellow. The resin from evergreen (fir and pine trees) is hard, brittle, transparent/translucent, and amorphous. The source of Mexican amber/Chiapan amber is Mexico, Chiapas, Huitiupan area, Simojovel. The amber head could be from AD 1980. A modern artifact/pendant that was carved, drilled, inlaid, and decorated with colorful hummingbird feathers for tourist trade in San Cristobal, Chiapas, Mexico.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico--Chiapas, Sculpture--Mexico--Chiapas, Aztec art--Mexico--Chiapas, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1200 and 1521
MawM0047-top.jp2
Aztec carved amber resi...
MawM0047
Title
Aztec carved amber resin head.
Description
Amber, which is fossilized vegetable resin, comes in yellow, reddish-yellow, and brownish-yellow. The resin from evergreen (fir and pine trees) is hard, brittle, transparent/translucent, and amorphous. The source of Mexican amber/Chiapan amber is Mexico, Chiapas, Huitiupan area, Simojovel. The amber head could be from AD 1980. A modern artifact/pendant that was carved, drilled, inlaid, and decorated with colorful hummingbird feathers for tourist trade in San Cristobal, Chiapas, Mexico.
Subject
[Aztec sculpture--Mexico--Chiapas, Sculpture--Mexico--Chiapas, Aztec art--Mexico--Chiapas, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1200 and 1521
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