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Pre-Columbian, Southern Mexico to Guatemala, Maya, Late Classic Period, ca. 550 to 900 CE. A fascinating white quartz amulet carved with four glyphs. Three of the glyphs are abstract, while the bottom one is a human face in profile. Dark red cinnabar fills in the incised outlines of each glyph. The amulet is perforated in two places near the upper part for wearing or sewing onto a piece of clothing. Size: 1" W x 7.75" H (2.5 cm x 19.7 cm); 8.1" H (20.6 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: ex-Haig's of Rochester, Rochester, Michigan, USA

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#148957

Condition

Repaired at center from two pieces. The glyphs are worn but still visible. Light deposits on surface.

Starting Bid

$350

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Maya White Quartz Pendant w/ Incised Glyphs

Estimate $500 - $750
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