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Male figure  (Sculpture)  "AD 500- 800"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

500-800

Materials:

Jade

Techniques:

Carved, polished

Dimensions:

10.7 x 3.8 x 19.4 cm

Cultures:

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

Site Name:

Copan

County:

Copan Ruinas Municipality

State:

Copan Department

Country:

Honduras

Collection History:

Collected or excavated in 1915 by amateur archaeologist Dr. Thomas W. F. Gann (1867-1938, a physician stationed in Central America); subsequently acquired by Archer M. Huntington (1870-1955, long-time friend of George Heye, MAI trustee, and founder of The Hispanic Society of America in New York City) and donated to MAI or purchased by MAI with funds donated by Huntington in 1922.

Source ID:

NMAI_118501

Catalog Number:

10/9827

Album Name:

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