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Figure of a priest  (Sculpture)  "AD 600-800"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

600-800

Materials:

Pottery, paint

Techniques:

Modeled, painted

Dimensions:

11 x 13 x 28.5 cm

Cultures:

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

Site Name:

Isla Jaina (Jaina Island)

County:

Hecelchakan Municipality

State:

Campeche State

Island Name:

Isla Jaina

IslandGrouping:

Gulf of Mexico coastal islands

Country:

Mexico

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of John S. Williams (1901-1982, New York City stockbroker and MAI trustee); lent to MAI in 1957 in memory of his father Blair S. Williams (1872-1953, also a New York City stockbroker and MAI trustee) and his son Blair S. Williams II; donated to MAI in 1972 by John S. Williams.

Source ID:

NMAI_241314

Catalog Number:

22/6348

Album Name:

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