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Maskette, Maya
Maskette, Maya - Ancient Art Style
Ref : 86145
3 500 €
Period :
BC to 10th century
Provenance :
Medium :
Green olive stone with a nice patina
Dimensions :
l. 2.4 inch X H. 3.23 inch X P. 1.57 inch
Ancient Art  - Maskette, Maya
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Pre-Columbian Art

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Maskette, Maya

This magnificent pendant represents a human face, the upper half of which is covered by a mask.

It is believed that this type of mask was a kind of passport for its holder and allowed him to travel freely to foreign territories.

Small chips restored.

Ex-Ron Messick Collection
Ex-A.B. Collection, Paris

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Ancient Art