Maya Jade Porpoise Pendant

 

Maya Jade Porpoise Pendant

A Pre-Columbian Mayan jade pendant in the form of a porpoise strung with several cylindrical jade beads.

Central America.
Ca. 500-800 AD.
Length of pendant: 2 1/4 in. (5.5 cm).
Restrung on leather cord.

The Maya were the dominant culture in Meso-America between the 3rd century BC and the end of the first millennium AD. Their architecture and art are of the finest found in Pre-Columbian America. Their highly developed pottery industry produced a wide variety of vase forms that varied widely in their decorative motifs and functions.

Formerly in an Israeli private collection.

Inv#: 6177

$1,500

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