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250–550 CE
Overall: 14.9 x 3.2 cm (5 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)
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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.


250–550 CE

Mexico or Central America, Maya

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