Oct 11, 2011
Oct 11, 2011

Deity Plaque

Deity Plaque

c. 300-600


Overall: 9 x 7.4 cm (3 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

The Norweb Collection 1951.159


Did you know?

In ancient Mesoamerica, jade was more valuable than gold.


Depicted as an elderly man with a conch shell on his back, this plaque probably portrays God N, the deity who supports the sky.

See also
AA - Mesoamerica
Art of the Americas
Type of artwork: 
Credit line: 
The Norweb Collection

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