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Mask  (Masks and Masking)  "AD 1250-1521"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1250-1521

Materials:

Wood, stone, tree pitch/gum, turquoise, paint, charcoal, clay

Techniques:

Carved, mosaic, painted

Dimensions:

16.3 x 22 x 10 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central America, Central Mexico/Valley of Mexico (archaeological culture), Mesoamerica, Mixteca (Mixtec) (archaeological culture), Native Americans, Northern Mesoamerica

Site Name:

Cave

County:

Acatlan Municipality

State:

Puebla State

Country:

Mexico

Collection History:

Collected by Carl A. Purpus (1851-1941) before 1921; purchased by MAI that year using funds provided by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).

Source ID:

NMAI_117459

Catalog Number:

10/8712

Album Name:

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