Maya Jade and Shell Necklace

Maya Jade and Shell Necklace

A Pre-Columbian Mayan necklace comprised of tubular jade and shell beads.

Central America.
Ca. 500-800 AD.
Length: 26 in. (66.4 cm).
Restrung.

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 the Estate of Paul Goodman, Houston, Texas, acquired before 1990.

Inv#: 6316

$500



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