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MawM0131-top.jp2
Mayan jade bead : doubl...
MawM0131
Title
Mayan jade bead : double headed Saurian.
Description
Saurians are very important symbolically to ancient Americans. Various reptiles represent the earth's surface, transformation, and regeneration. The double headed saurian bead probably was the center piece of an elite necklace.
Subject
[Beads--Guatemala, Jewelry--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 900
MawM0131-bot.jp2
Mayan jade bead : doubl...
MawM0131
Title
Mayan jade bead : double headed Saurian.
Description
Saurians are very important symbolically to ancient Americans. Various reptiles represent the earth's surface, transformation, and regeneration. The double headed saurian bead probably was the center piece of an elite necklace.
Subject
[Beads--Guatemala, Jewelry--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 900
MawM0131-315.jp2
Mayan jade bead : doubl...
MawM0131
Title
Mayan jade bead : double headed Saurian.
Description
Saurians are very important symbolically to ancient Americans. Various reptiles represent the earth's surface, transformation, and regeneration. The double headed saurian bead probably was the center piece of an elite necklace.
Subject
[Beads--Guatemala, Jewelry--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 900
MawM0131-180.jp2
Mayan jade bead : doubl...
MawM0131
Title
Mayan jade bead : double headed Saurian.
Description
Saurians are very important symbolically to ancient Americans. Various reptiles represent the earth's surface, transformation, and regeneration. The double headed saurian bead probably was the center piece of an elite necklace.
Subject
[Beads--Guatemala, Jewelry--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 900
MawM0131-045.jp2
Mayan jade bead : doubl...
MawM0131
Title
Mayan jade bead : double headed Saurian.
Description
Saurians are very important symbolically to ancient Americans. Various reptiles represent the earth's surface, transformation, and regeneration. The double headed saurian bead probably was the center piece of an elite necklace.
Subject
[Beads--Guatemala, Jewelry--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 900
MawM0131-000.jp2
Mayan jade bead : doubl...
MawM0131
Title
Mayan jade bead : double headed Saurian.
Description
Saurians are very important symbolically to ancient Americans. Various reptiles represent the earth's surface, transformation, and regeneration. The double headed saurian bead probably was the center piece of an elite necklace.
Subject
[Beads--Guatemala, Jewelry--Guatemala, Stone carving--Guatemala, Maya art--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 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.
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