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Eccentric votive objects
Eccentric votive objects
Date:
A.D. 600–900
Location:
de Young
Gallery 2
Century:
Media:
Obsidian
Dimensions:
21 x 10.5 x 1.2 cm (8 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 1/2 in.) smaller object; 21.2 x 12 x 2 cm (8 3/8 x 4 3/4 x 13/16 in.) larger object
Object Type:
Continent:
Mesoamerica
Culture/People:
Late Classic Maya
Provenance:

Throckmorton Fine Arts, New York
Ex-Belgian collection; Ex Jorge Castillo collection (1970)

Accession Number:
2006.139.1-2
Acquisition Date:
2006-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Gail and Alec Merriam

Made in the shape of two figures in profile holding offerings.
Made by knapping/chipping creating conchoidal fractures over the surface of one piece of obsidian

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.