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Snake figure  (Sculpture)  "AD 400-800"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

400-800

Materials:

Pottery, paint

Techniques:

Modeled, painted, incised

Dimensions:

24 x 5 x 1.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central America, Classic period Maya (archaeological culture), Maya, Maya (archaeological culture), Mesoamerica, Native Americans, Northern Mesoamerica, Southern Mesoamerica

Site Name:

Agua Azul

State:

Chiapas State

Country:

Mexico

Collection History:

Excavated between 1944 and 1947 by amateur archaeologist Dr. Robert Ceough (1898-1947, born Albert J.C. Kretzmann, a professor of public speaking and theatre at the City College of New York); possibly bequeathed to the Hispanic American Society in New York City; donated to MAI in 1966 by the Hispanic American Society.

Source ID:

NMAI_251893

Catalog Number:

23/6516

Album Name:

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