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MawM0188-270.jp2
Labret : ear ornament.
MawM0188
Title
Labret : ear ornament.
Description
To make this object require time, skill and craftsmanship. The black obsidian was core flaked for the basic shape and size. Small pieces of obsidian would be pushed off by pressure flaking. The shape would be refined by wearing away the surface with abrasive rocks and sand.
Subject
[Labrets, Jewelry--Mexico, Stone carving--Mexico, Decoration and ornament--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
Unknown
MawM0188-180.jp2
Labret : ear ornament.
MawM0188
Title
Labret : ear ornament.
Description
To make this object require time, skill and craftsmanship. The black obsidian was core flaked for the basic shape and size. Small pieces of obsidian would be pushed off by pressure flaking. The shape would be refined by wearing away the surface with abrasive rocks and sand.
Subject
[Labrets, Jewelry--Mexico, Stone carving--Mexico, Decoration and ornament--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
Unknown
MawM0188-090.jp2
Labret : ear ornament.
MawM0188
Title
Labret : ear ornament.
Description
To make this object require time, skill and craftsmanship. The black obsidian was core flaked for the basic shape and size. Small pieces of obsidian would be pushed off by pressure flaking. The shape would be refined by wearing away the surface with abrasive rocks and sand.
Subject
[Labrets, Jewelry--Mexico, Stone carving--Mexico, Decoration and ornament--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
Unknown
MawM0188-000.jp2
Labret : ear ornament.
MawM0188
Title
Labret : ear ornament.
Description
To make this object require time, skill and craftsmanship. The black obsidian was core flaked for the basic shape and size. Small pieces of obsidian would be pushed off by pressure flaking. The shape would be refined by wearing away the surface with abrasive rocks and sand.
Subject
[Labrets, Jewelry--Mexico, Stone carving--Mexico, Decoration and ornament--Mexico, Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
Unknown
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