Overall: 14.9 x 3.2 cm (5 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1972.3
Greenstone ornaments were part of Maya nobles' regalia. This comes from an ornament that was cut in half in antiquity. The original, twice as wide, probably hung from an elaborate belt, crucial to royal costume.
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