Maya. <em>Plaque</em>, 600-900 C.E. Jadeite, 1 1/2 x 2 3/16 in. (3.8 x 5.6 cm). Lent by The Guennol Collection, L56.10.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, L56.10.2_PS2.jpg)

Plaque

Artist:Maya

Medium: Jadeite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:600-900 C.E.

Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 2 3/16 in. (3.8 x 5.6 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: L56.10.2

Image: L56.10.2_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Dark green jadeite plaque depicting a seated, crosslegged figure shown in profile and facing toward the right. He wears an elaborate headdress from which hang long feathers. His overall appearance is that of an important dignitary. The piece is pierced through the side indicating that it was worn as a pendant.

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