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MawM0096-top.jp2
Owl Maskette
MawM0096
Title
Owl Maskette
Description
This hollow, open-back copper maskette was cast using the lost-wax technique. The owl maskette was formed first in bees wax. The bees wax maskette was embedded in a super fine material such as clay. The clay and beeswax maskette was slowly heated melting out the bees wax and hardening the clay matrix. Molten metal was poured into the empty maskette are and cooled.
Subject
[Masks--Mexico, Aztec art--Mexico, Mixtec art--Antiquities, Purépecha art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1200
MawM0096-bot.jp2
Owl Maskette
MawM0096
Title
Owl Maskette
Description
This hollow, open-back copper maskette was cast using the lost-wax technique. The owl maskette was formed first in bees wax. The bees wax maskette was embedded in a super fine material such as clay. The clay and beeswax maskette was slowly heated melting out the bees wax and hardening the clay matrix. Molten metal was poured into the empty maskette are and cooled.
Subject
[Masks--Mexico, Aztec art--Mexico, Mixtec art--Antiquities, Purépecha art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1200
MawM0096-315.jp2
Owl Maskette
MawM0096
Title
Owl Maskette
Description
This hollow, open-back copper maskette was cast using the lost-wax technique. The owl maskette was formed first in bees wax. The bees wax maskette was embedded in a super fine material such as clay. The clay and beeswax maskette was slowly heated melting out the bees wax and hardening the clay matrix. Molten metal was poured into the empty maskette are and cooled.
Subject
[Masks--Mexico, Aztec art--Mexico, Mixtec art--Antiquities, Purépecha art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1200
MawM0096-270.jp2
Owl Maskette
MawM0096
Title
Owl Maskette
Description
This hollow, open-back copper maskette was cast using the lost-wax technique. The owl maskette was formed first in bees wax. The bees wax maskette was embedded in a super fine material such as clay. The clay and beeswax maskette was slowly heated melting out the bees wax and hardening the clay matrix. Molten metal was poured into the empty maskette are and cooled.
Subject
[Masks--Mexico, Aztec art--Mexico, Mixtec art--Antiquities, Purépecha art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1200
MawM0096-180.jp2
Owl Maskette
MawM0096
Title
Owl Maskette
Description
This hollow, open-back copper maskette was cast using the lost-wax technique. The owl maskette was formed first in bees wax. The bees wax maskette was embedded in a super fine material such as clay. The clay and beeswax maskette was slowly heated melting out the bees wax and hardening the clay matrix. Molten metal was poured into the empty maskette are and cooled.
Subject
[Masks--Mexico, Aztec art--Mexico, Mixtec art--Antiquities, Purépecha art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1200
MawM0096-090.jp2
Owl Maskette
MawM0096
Title
Owl Maskette
Description
This hollow, open-back copper maskette was cast using the lost-wax technique. The owl maskette was formed first in bees wax. The bees wax maskette was embedded in a super fine material such as clay. The clay and beeswax maskette was slowly heated melting out the bees wax and hardening the clay matrix. Molten metal was poured into the empty maskette are and cooled.
Subject
[Masks--Mexico, Aztec art--Mexico, Mixtec art--Antiquities, Purépecha art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1200
MawM0096-000.jp2
Owl Maskette
MawM0096
Title
Owl Maskette
Description
This hollow, open-back copper maskette was cast using the lost-wax technique. The owl maskette was formed first in bees wax. The bees wax maskette was embedded in a super fine material such as clay. The clay and beeswax maskette was slowly heated melting out the bees wax and hardening the clay matrix. Molten metal was poured into the empty maskette are and cooled.
Subject
[Masks--Mexico, Aztec art--Mexico, Mixtec art--Antiquities, Purépecha art--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1200
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