Feb 23, 2011

Offering Group

Offering Group

c. 800–1200(?)

Part of a set. See all set records

Travertine or tecali

Diameter: 18.8 x 18.4 cm (7 3/8 x 7 1/4 in.); Overall: 18.9 cm (7 7/16 in.); Part 2: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.); Part 3: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. Gruener 1990.252



The objects in this group, all with traces of red pigment, are said to have been found together, the shells and greenstone plaque inside the translucent stone vessel. A similar offering was found in a pyramid ornamented with feathered serpents at Xochicalco, a site south of the Valley of Mexico.

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