DescriptionPre-Classic Maya Stone Pendant
Speckled Green and White Stone
2 7/8" Tall x 2½" Wide
The pendant is carved from a speckled green and white hard stone that retains a strong surface polish and depicts a human face having a grooved line separating the forehead from a wrapped cover on the head, tear drop eyes in relief, a flaring flattened nose, coffee bean shaped mouth, and jutting chin. The rear is grooved and deep. The pendant is drilled on either side for suspension, with an ancient loss to the right rear side, and has ancient encrustations and patina.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.
Condition report available upon request.
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