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Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
Overall: 15.7 x 15.3 x 7.9 cm (6 3/16 x 6 x 3 1/8 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. Gruener 1990.229
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.
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