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MARB_30.pdf
MARB_30
Papeles de Nueva Españ...
 
Title
Papeles de Nueva España: publicados de orden y con fondos del gobierno mexicano
Description
41 pages
Subject
[Palenque Site (Mexico), Mayas--Antiquities]
Date
2024
MARB_33.pdf
MARB_33
Die göttergestalten de...
 
Title
Die göttergestalten der Mayahandschrifte
Description
2 preliminary leaves, 42 pages : illustrations
Subject
[Mayas--Antiquities, Manuscripts, Maya]
Date
2024
MawM0122-315.jp2
Maya spondylus shell or...
MawM0122
 
Title
Maya spondylus shell ornaments : earspools
Description
Two earspools. Made from shell: spondylus princeps.
Subject
[Decoration and ornament--Central America, Jewelry--Central America, Art--Central America, Mayas--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0122-225.jp2
Maya spondylus shell or...
MawM0122
 
Title
Maya spondylus shell ornaments : earspools
Description
Two earspools. Made from shell: spondylus princeps.
Subject
[Decoration and ornament--Central America, Jewelry--Central America, Art--Central America, Mayas--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0122-135.jp2
Maya spondylus shell or...
MawM0122
 
Title
Maya spondylus shell ornaments : earspools
Description
Two earspools. Made from shell: spondylus princeps.
Subject
[Decoration and ornament--Central America, Jewelry--Central America, Art--Central America, Mayas--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0122-045.jp2
Maya spondylus shell or...
MawM0122
 
Title
Maya spondylus shell ornaments : earspools
Description
Two earspools. Made from shell: spondylus princeps.
Subject
[Decoration and ornament--Central America, Jewelry--Central America, Art--Central America, Mayas--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0122-001.jp2
Maya spondylus shell or...
MawM0122
 
Title
Maya spondylus shell ornaments : earspools
Description
Two earspools. Made from shell: spondylus princeps.
Subject
[Decoration and ornament--Central America, Jewelry--Central America, Art--Central America, Mayas--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0122-000.jp2
Maya spondylus shell or...
MawM0122
 
Title
Maya spondylus shell ornaments : earspools
Description
Two earspools. Made from shell: spondylus princeps.
Subject
[Decoration and ornament--Central America, Jewelry--Central America, Art--Central America, Mayas--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0120-000.jp2
Maya spondylus shell or...
MawM0120
 
Title
Maya spondylus shell ornaments : pendants.
Description
A Maya pendant and a scorpian pendant. Both pendants are circular.
Subject
[Pendants (Jewelry)--Central America, Decoration and ornament--Central America, Jewelry--Central America, Maya art--Central America, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0120-180.jp2
Maya spondylus shell or...
MawM0120
 
Title
Maya spondylus shell ornaments : pendants.
Description
A Maya pendant and a scorpian pendant. Both pendants are circular.
Subject
[Pendants (Jewelry)--Central America, Decoration and ornament--Central America, Jewelry--Central America, Maya art--Central America, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0144-270.jp2
Obsidian blade : no tan...
MawM0144
 
Title
Obsidian blade : no tang.
Description
A flake has been knocked off an obsidian core. The flake was thinned, shaped, and sharpened by pressure flaking. Finally, this blade was embedded into a shaft of a spear.
Subject
[Weapons--Mexico, Stone carving--Mexico, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0144-top.jp2
Obsidian blade : no tan...
MawM0144
 
Title
Obsidian blade : no tang.
Description
A flake has been knocked off an obsidian core. The flake was thinned, shaped, and sharpened by pressure flaking. Finally, this blade was embedded into a shaft of a spear.
Subject
[Weapons--Mexico, Stone carving--Mexico, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0144-000.jp2
Obsidian blade : no tan...
MawM0144
 
Title
Obsidian blade : no tang.
Description
A flake has been knocked off an obsidian core. The flake was thinned, shaped, and sharpened by pressure flaking. Finally, this blade was embedded into a shaft of a spear.
Subject
[Weapons--Mexico, Stone carving--Mexico, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0144-090.jp2
Obsidian blade : no tan...
MawM0144
 
Title
Obsidian blade : no tang.
Description
A flake has been knocked off an obsidian core. The flake was thinned, shaped, and sharpened by pressure flaking. Finally, this blade was embedded into a shaft of a spear.
Subject
[Weapons--Mexico, Stone carving--Mexico, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0144-180.jp2
Obsidian blade : no tan...
MawM0144
 
Title
Obsidian blade : no tang.
Description
A flake has been knocked off an obsidian core. The flake was thinned, shaped, and sharpened by pressure flaking. Finally, this blade was embedded into a shaft of a spear.
Subject
[Weapons--Mexico, Stone carving--Mexico, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0150-000.jp2
Obsidian blade with tan...
MawM0150
 
Title
Obsidian blade with tang (knife).
Description
An obsidian flake has been separated or knocked off a larger gore. The flake was thinned and shaped by having small pieces pushed off the sides to form a blade with a tang. Eventually the edges had small chips pushed off both sides to reproduce a sharp edge. The blade was embedded or haft into the handle of a knife.
Subject
[Weapons--El Salvador, Stone carving--El Salvador, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0150-090.jp2
Obsidian blade with tan...
MawM0150
 
Title
Obsidian blade with tang (knife).
Description
An obsidian flake has been separated or knocked off a larger gore. The flake was thinned and shaped by having small pieces pushed off the sides to form a blade with a tang. Eventually the edges had small chips pushed off both sides to reproduce a sharp edge. The blade was embedded or haft into the handle of a knife.
Subject
[Weapons--El Salvador, Stone carving--El Salvador, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0150-180.jp2
Obsidian blade with tan...
MawM0150
 
Title
Obsidian blade with tang (knife).
Description
An obsidian flake has been separated or knocked off a larger gore. The flake was thinned and shaped by having small pieces pushed off the sides to form a blade with a tang. Eventually the edges had small chips pushed off both sides to reproduce a sharp edge. The blade was embedded or haft into the handle of a knife.
Subject
[Weapons--El Salvador, Stone carving--El Salvador, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0150-270.jp2
Obsidian blade with tan...
MawM0150
 
Title
Obsidian blade with tang (knife).
Description
An obsidian flake has been separated or knocked off a larger gore. The flake was thinned and shaped by having small pieces pushed off the sides to form a blade with a tang. Eventually the edges had small chips pushed off both sides to reproduce a sharp edge. The blade was embedded or haft into the handle of a knife.
Subject
[Weapons--El Salvador, Stone carving--El Salvador, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0150-bot.jp2
Obsidian blade with tan...
MawM0150
 
Title
Obsidian blade with tang (knife).
Description
An obsidian flake has been separated or knocked off a larger gore. The flake was thinned and shaped by having small pieces pushed off the sides to form a blade with a tang. Eventually the edges had small chips pushed off both sides to reproduce a sharp edge. The blade was embedded or haft into the handle of a knife.
Subject
[Weapons--El Salvador, Stone carving--El Salvador, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
MawM0150-top.jp2
Obsidian blade with tan...
MawM0150
 
Title
Obsidian blade with tang (knife).
Description
An obsidian flake has been separated or knocked off a larger gore. The flake was thinned and shaped by having small pieces pushed off the sides to form a blade with a tang. Eventually the edges had small chips pushed off both sides to reproduce a sharp edge. The blade was embedded or haft into the handle of a knife.
Subject
[Weapons--El Salvador, Stone carving--El Salvador, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 250 and 800
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
MawM0118-000.jp2
Shallow plate with trip...
MawM0118
 
Title
Shallow plate with tripodal feet : Muan bird of death image in center.
Description
The tondo of this shallow polychrome plate contains the image of the Muan bird, the bird of death from the Popol Vuh. This screech owl served Xibalba "Lords of Death" as their messenger. Two zoomorphic saurians, representing the Earth Monster in Xibalba, appear on the black shoulder of this plate.
Subject
[Plates (Tableware)--Mexico--Edzná Site, Ceramic tableware--Mexico--Edzná Site, Maya art--Mexico--Edzná Site, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0118-090.jp2
Shallow plate with trip...
MawM0118
 
Title
Shallow plate with tripodal feet : Muan bird of death image in center.
Description
The tondo of this shallow polychrome plate contains the image of the Muan bird, the bird of death from the Popol Vuh. This screech owl served Xibalba "Lords of Death" as their messenger. Two zoomorphic saurians, representing the Earth Monster in Xibalba, appear on the black shoulder of this plate.
Subject
[Plates (Tableware)--Mexico--Edzná Site, Ceramic tableware--Mexico--Edzná Site, Maya art--Mexico--Edzná Site, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0118-180.jp2
Shallow plate with trip...
MawM0118
 
Title
Shallow plate with tripodal feet : Muan bird of death image in center.
Description
The tondo of this shallow polychrome plate contains the image of the Muan bird, the bird of death from the Popol Vuh. This screech owl served Xibalba "Lords of Death" as their messenger. Two zoomorphic saurians, representing the Earth Monster in Xibalba, appear on the black shoulder of this plate.
Subject
[Plates (Tableware)--Mexico--Edzná Site, Ceramic tableware--Mexico--Edzná Site, Maya art--Mexico--Edzná Site, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0118-270.jp2
Shallow plate with trip...
MawM0118
 
Title
Shallow plate with tripodal feet : Muan bird of death image in center.
Description
The tondo of this shallow polychrome plate contains the image of the Muan bird, the bird of death from the Popol Vuh. This screech owl served Xibalba "Lords of Death" as their messenger. Two zoomorphic saurians, representing the Earth Monster in Xibalba, appear on the black shoulder of this plate.
Subject
[Plates (Tableware)--Mexico--Edzná Site, Ceramic tableware--Mexico--Edzná Site, Maya art--Mexico--Edzná Site, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0118-bot.jp2
Shallow plate with trip...
MawM0118
 
Title
Shallow plate with tripodal feet : Muan bird of death image in center.
Description
The tondo of this shallow polychrome plate contains the image of the Muan bird, the bird of death from the Popol Vuh. This screech owl served Xibalba "Lords of Death" as their messenger. Two zoomorphic saurians, representing the Earth Monster in Xibalba, appear on the black shoulder of this plate.
Subject
[Plates (Tableware)--Mexico--Edzná Site, Ceramic tableware--Mexico--Edzná Site, Maya art--Mexico--Edzná Site, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0118-top.jp2
Shallow plate with trip...
MawM0118
 
Title
Shallow plate with tripodal feet : Muan bird of death image in center.
Description
The tondo of this shallow polychrome plate contains the image of the Muan bird, the bird of death from the Popol Vuh. This screech owl served Xibalba "Lords of Death" as their messenger. Two zoomorphic saurians, representing the Earth Monster in Xibalba, appear on the black shoulder of this plate.
Subject
[Plates (Tableware)--Mexico--Edzná Site, Ceramic tableware--Mexico--Edzná Site, Maya art--Mexico--Edzná Site, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0123-000.jp2
Polychrome bowl : zoomo...
MawM0123
 
Title
Polychrome bowl : zoomorphic design : anthropod, spider, or mosquito.
Description
The jointed-legged animal depicted around the bowl is an arthropod. The arthropod has eight legs, which makes it an arachnid or spider. A spider is a suitable Maya image, since it ambushes its prey. Once caught, the spider sucks out the vital life fluids of the prey.
Subject
[Pottery--Honduras, Ceramic bowls--Honduras, Ceramic tableware--Honduras, Maya art--Honduras, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0123-090.jp2
Polychrome bowl : zoomo...
MawM0123
 
Title
Polychrome bowl : zoomorphic design : anthropod, spider, or mosquito.
Description
The jointed-legged animal depicted around the bowl is an arthropod. The arthropod has eight legs, which makes it an arachnid or spider. A spider is a suitable Maya image, since it ambushes its prey. Once caught, the spider sucks out the vital life fluids of the prey.
Subject
[Pottery--Honduras, Ceramic bowls--Honduras, Ceramic tableware--Honduras, Maya art--Honduras, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0123-180.jp2
Polychrome bowl : zoomo...
MawM0123
 
Title
Polychrome bowl : zoomorphic design : anthropod, spider, or mosquito.
Description
The jointed-legged animal depicted around the bowl is an arthropod. The arthropod has eight legs, which makes it an arachnid or spider. A spider is a suitable Maya image, since it ambushes its prey. Once caught, the spider sucks out the vital life fluids of the prey.
Subject
[Pottery--Honduras, Ceramic bowls--Honduras, Ceramic tableware--Honduras, Maya art--Honduras, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0123-270.jp2
Polychrome bowl : zoomo...
MawM0123
 
Title
Polychrome bowl : zoomorphic design : anthropod, spider, or mosquito.
Description
The jointed-legged animal depicted around the bowl is an arthropod. The arthropod has eight legs, which makes it an arachnid or spider. A spider is a suitable Maya image, since it ambushes its prey. Once caught, the spider sucks out the vital life fluids of the prey.
Subject
[Pottery--Honduras, Ceramic bowls--Honduras, Ceramic tableware--Honduras, Maya art--Honduras, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0123-bot.jp2
Polychrome bowl : zoomo...
MawM0123
 
Title
Polychrome bowl : zoomorphic design : anthropod, spider, or mosquito.
Description
The jointed-legged animal depicted around the bowl is an arthropod. The arthropod has eight legs, which makes it an arachnid or spider. A spider is a suitable Maya image, since it ambushes its prey. Once caught, the spider sucks out the vital life fluids of the prey.
Subject
[Pottery--Honduras, Ceramic bowls--Honduras, Ceramic tableware--Honduras, Maya art--Honduras, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0123-top.jp2
Polychrome bowl : zoomo...
MawM0123
 
Title
Polychrome bowl : zoomorphic design : anthropod, spider, or mosquito.
Description
The jointed-legged animal depicted around the bowl is an arthropod. The arthropod has eight legs, which makes it an arachnid or spider. A spider is a suitable Maya image, since it ambushes its prey. Once caught, the spider sucks out the vital life fluids of the prey.
Subject
[Pottery--Honduras, Ceramic bowls--Honduras, Ceramic tableware--Honduras, Maya art--Honduras, Mayas--Antiquities, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0142-000.jp2
Painted bowl or cup : c...
MawM0142
 
Title
Painted bowl or cup : codex style.
Description
The Maya elite enjoyed drinking cool frothy chocolate water laced with chile or vanilla. The mirror image on this chocolate vessel represents the severed head of the young corn god of the Maya Hero Twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque. The pseudo-glyphs around the neck of the pot are decorative.
Subject
[Ceramic bowls--Guatemala, Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Maya art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0142-090.jp2
Painted bowl or cup : c...
MawM0142
 
Title
Painted bowl or cup : codex style.
Description
The Maya elite enjoyed drinking cool frothy chocolate water laced with chile or vanilla. The mirror image on this chocolate vessel represents the severed head of the young corn god of the Maya Hero Twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque. The pseudo-glyphs around the neck of the pot are decorative.
Subject
[Ceramic bowls--Guatemala, Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Maya art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0142-180.jp2
Painted bowl or cup : c...
MawM0142
 
Title
Painted bowl or cup : codex style.
Description
The Maya elite enjoyed drinking cool frothy chocolate water laced with chile or vanilla. The mirror image on this chocolate vessel represents the severed head of the young corn god of the Maya Hero Twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque. The pseudo-glyphs around the neck of the pot are decorative.
Subject
[Ceramic bowls--Guatemala, Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Maya art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0142-270.jp2
Painted bowl or cup : c...
MawM0142
 
Title
Painted bowl or cup : codex style.
Description
The Maya elite enjoyed drinking cool frothy chocolate water laced with chile or vanilla. The mirror image on this chocolate vessel represents the severed head of the young corn god of the Maya Hero Twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque. The pseudo-glyphs around the neck of the pot are decorative.
Subject
[Ceramic bowls--Guatemala, Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Maya art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0142-bot.jp2
Painted bowl or cup : c...
MawM0142
 
Title
Painted bowl or cup : codex style.
Description
The Maya elite enjoyed drinking cool frothy chocolate water laced with chile or vanilla. The mirror image on this chocolate vessel represents the severed head of the young corn god of the Maya Hero Twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque. The pseudo-glyphs around the neck of the pot are decorative.
Subject
[Ceramic bowls--Guatemala, Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Maya art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0142-top.jp2
Painted bowl or cup : c...
MawM0142
 
Title
Painted bowl or cup : codex style.
Description
The Maya elite enjoyed drinking cool frothy chocolate water laced with chile or vanilla. The mirror image on this chocolate vessel represents the severed head of the young corn god of the Maya Hero Twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque. The pseudo-glyphs around the neck of the pot are decorative.
Subject
[Ceramic bowls--Guatemala, Pottery--Guatemala, Ceramic tableware--Guatemala, Mayas--Antiquities, Maya art--Guatemala, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0149-000.jp2
Jaina figure : whistle.
MawM0149
 
Title
Jaina figure : whistle.
Description
The elite Maya surrounded themselves with luxury goods. This chief wears an elaborate hairdo, headband, ear spools, and shell necklace. His face shows signs of tattooing and his head has been reshaped when he was just born. The modified head with sloping forehead represents the end of elote, maize, or corn and the long flowing hair the corn silk.
Subject
[Whistles--Mexico--Jaina Island, Ceramic sculpture--Mexico--Jaina Island, Maya sculpture--Mexico--Jaina Island, Mayas--Antiquities, Maya art--Mexico--Jaina Island, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0149-090.jp2
Jaina figure : whistle.
MawM0149
 
Title
Jaina figure : whistle.
Description
The elite Maya surrounded themselves with luxury goods. This chief wears an elaborate hairdo, headband, ear spools, and shell necklace. His face shows signs of tattooing and his head has been reshaped when he was just born. The modified head with sloping forehead represents the end of elote, maize, or corn and the long flowing hair the corn silk.
Subject
[Whistles--Mexico--Jaina Island, Ceramic sculpture--Mexico--Jaina Island, Maya sculpture--Mexico--Jaina Island, Mayas--Antiquities, Maya art--Mexico--Jaina Island, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0149-180.jp2
Jaina figure : whistle.
MawM0149
 
Title
Jaina figure : whistle.
Description
The elite Maya surrounded themselves with luxury goods. This chief wears an elaborate hairdo, headband, ear spools, and shell necklace. His face shows signs of tattooing and his head has been reshaped when he was just born. The modified head with sloping forehead represents the end of elote, maize, or corn and the long flowing hair the corn silk.
Subject
[Whistles--Mexico--Jaina Island, Ceramic sculpture--Mexico--Jaina Island, Maya sculpture--Mexico--Jaina Island, Mayas--Antiquities, Maya art--Mexico--Jaina Island, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0149-270.jp2
Jaina figure : whistle.
MawM0149
 
Title
Jaina figure : whistle.
Description
The elite Maya surrounded themselves with luxury goods. This chief wears an elaborate hairdo, headband, ear spools, and shell necklace. His face shows signs of tattooing and his head has been reshaped when he was just born. The modified head with sloping forehead represents the end of elote, maize, or corn and the long flowing hair the corn silk.
Subject
[Whistles--Mexico--Jaina Island, Ceramic sculpture--Mexico--Jaina Island, Maya sculpture--Mexico--Jaina Island, Mayas--Antiquities, Maya art--Mexico--Jaina Island, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
MawM0149-bot.jp2
Jaina figure : whistle.
MawM0149
 
Title
Jaina figure : whistle.
Description
The elite Maya surrounded themselves with luxury goods. This chief wears an elaborate hairdo, headband, ear spools, and shell necklace. His face shows signs of tattooing and his head has been reshaped when he was just born. The modified head with sloping forehead represents the end of elote, maize, or corn and the long flowing hair the corn silk.
Subject
[Whistles--Mexico--Jaina Island, Ceramic sculpture--Mexico--Jaina Island, Maya sculpture--Mexico--Jaina Island, Mayas--Antiquities, Maya art--Mexico--Jaina Island, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 300 and 900
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