Mask

1–550 CE
Overall: 13.4 x 12.8 x 6.7 cm (5 1/4 x 5 1/16 x 2 5/8 in.)
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These stone masks have been found near temples, but not in homes or burials.

Description

Many Teotihuacán masks were once tied to something via holes on the back--perhaps a body-shaped form dressed in garments, ornaments, and a headdress that identified the figure. The stone masks’ eyes and mouths once held inlays representing irises, pupils, and teeth.
Mask

Mask

1–550 CE

Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic period

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