Fish Pendant

100 BCE–300 CE
Overall: 6.4 x 3.7 x 1.5 cm (2 1/2 x 1 7/16 x 9/16 in.)
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The Mezcala style takes its name from a river in its homeland, the Guerrero region of western Mexico. The style is known for small-scale sculptures characterized by sleek abstraction and often made of greenstone, one of the most precious materials that Mesoamerican artists worked. Unfortunately, little is known of the sculptures’ meanings and archaeological contexts.
Fish Pendant

Fish Pendant

100 BCE–300 CE

Mesoamerica, Mexico, Guerrero, Mezcala

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