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MawM00646-000.tif
Aztec ear plugs : disc ...
MawM0046
Title
Aztec ear plugs : disc form.
Description
Mesoamerica people decorated their bodies in various ways. The elite wore articles made of rare materials like cotton, bird feathers, semi-precious gems, and metals. Common man wore objects made of clay, wood, or perishable common materials. These disce ear plugs were won by non-elites. Their curved sides are slightly concave to facilitate wear. They were held in place by force fitting.
Subject
[Ceramic jewelry--Mexico--Cuautitlán River Valley, Decoration and ornament--Mexico--Cuautitlán River Valley, Azetc art--Mexico--Cuautitlán River Valley, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1200 and 1521
MawM00646-045.tif
Aztec ear plugs : disc ...
MawM0046
Title
Aztec ear plugs : disc form.
Description
Mesoamerica people decorated their bodies in various ways. The elite wore articles made of rare materials like cotton, bird feathers, semi-precious gems, and metals. Common man wore objects made of clay, wood, or perishable common materials. These disce ear plugs were won by non-elites. Their curved sides are slightly concave to facilitate wear. They were held in place by force fitting.
Subject
[Ceramic jewelry--Mexico--Cuautitlán River Valley, Decoration and ornament--Mexico--Cuautitlán River Valley, Azetc art--Mexico--Cuautitlán River Valley, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1200 and 1521
MawM00646-135.tif
Aztec ear plugs : disc ...
MawM0046
Title
Aztec ear plugs : disc form.
Description
Mesoamerica people decorated their bodies in various ways. The elite wore articles made of rare materials like cotton, bird feathers, semi-precious gems, and metals. Common man wore objects made of clay, wood, or perishable common materials. These disce ear plugs were won by non-elites. Their curved sides are slightly concave to facilitate wear. They were held in place by force fitting.
Subject
[Ceramic jewelry--Mexico--Cuautitlán River Valley, Decoration and ornament--Mexico--Cuautitlán River Valley, Azetc art--Mexico--Cuautitlán River Valley, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1200 and 1521
MawM00646-225.tif
Aztec ear plugs : disc ...
MawM0046
Title
Aztec ear plugs : disc form.
Description
Mesoamerica people decorated their bodies in various ways. The elite wore articles made of rare materials like cotton, bird feathers, semi-precious gems, and metals. Common man wore objects made of clay, wood, or perishable common materials. These disce ear plugs were won by non-elites. Their curved sides are slightly concave to facilitate wear. They were held in place by force fitting.
Subject
[Ceramic jewelry--Mexico--Cuautitlán River Valley, Decoration and ornament--Mexico--Cuautitlán River Valley, Azetc art--Mexico--Cuautitlán River Valley, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 1200 and 1521
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