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MawM0197-270.jp2
Obsidian jewelry : cres...
MawM0197
Title
Obsidian jewelry : crescent-shaped pectorals.
Description
Obsidian is a hard, black volcanic glass that can be worked with ease. Mesoamericans knocked off thin layers or blades from an obsidian core and further refined or shaped their tools or objects by pressing or pushing off small pieces of the stone. Blades were further flattened or worn away with abrasive grits or sands. Holes were drilled or knocked into the blade. These obsidian crescent pendants (jewelry) have been created using the above process.
Subject
[Jewelry--Mexico--Jalisco, Stone carving--Mexico--Jalisco, Art--Mexico--Jalisco, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities, Obsidian]
Date
between 250 B.C. and 250 A.D.
MawM0197-180.jp2
Obsidian jewelry : cres...
MawM0197
Title
Obsidian jewelry : crescent-shaped pectorals.
Description
Obsidian is a hard, black volcanic glass that can be worked with ease. Mesoamericans knocked off thin layers or blades from an obsidian core and further refined or shaped their tools or objects by pressing or pushing off small pieces of the stone. Blades were further flattened or worn away with abrasive grits or sands. Holes were drilled or knocked into the blade. These obsidian crescent pendants (jewelry) have been created using the above process.
Subject
[Jewelry--Mexico--Jalisco, Stone carving--Mexico--Jalisco, Art--Mexico--Jalisco, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities, Obsidian]
Date
between 250 B.C. and 250 A.D.
MawM0197-090.jp2
Obsidian jewelry : cres...
MawM0197
Title
Obsidian jewelry : crescent-shaped pectorals.
Description
Obsidian is a hard, black volcanic glass that can be worked with ease. Mesoamericans knocked off thin layers or blades from an obsidian core and further refined or shaped their tools or objects by pressing or pushing off small pieces of the stone. Blades were further flattened or worn away with abrasive grits or sands. Holes were drilled or knocked into the blade. These obsidian crescent pendants (jewelry) have been created using the above process.
Subject
[Jewelry--Mexico--Jalisco, Stone carving--Mexico--Jalisco, Art--Mexico--Jalisco, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities, Obsidian]
Date
between 250 B.C. and 250 A.D.
MawM0197-000.jp2
Obsidian jewelry : cres...
MawM0197
Title
Obsidian jewelry : crescent-shaped pectorals.
Description
Obsidian is a hard, black volcanic glass that can be worked with ease. Mesoamericans knocked off thin layers or blades from an obsidian core and further refined or shaped their tools or objects by pressing or pushing off small pieces of the stone. Blades were further flattened or worn away with abrasive grits or sands. Holes were drilled or knocked into the blade. These obsidian crescent pendants (jewelry) have been created using the above process.
Subject
[Jewelry--Mexico--Jalisco, Stone carving--Mexico--Jalisco, Art--Mexico--Jalisco, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities, Obsidian]
Date
between 250 B.C. and 250 A.D.
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