Aug 30, 2010
Aug 30, 2010

Small Mask Ornament

Small Mask Ornament

c. 900-300 BC


Overall: 6.8 x 4.8 x 2.2 cm (2 11/16 x 1 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Weight: 182.46 g

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1949.21


Side and overhead views of a shaft tomb. Photo from Ancient West Mexico, p. 41, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998

See also
AA - Mesoamerica
Art of the Americas
Type of artwork: 

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