Art of the Ancient Americas
Carver: Unknown

Pendant of a Human Face Framed in Serpent Jaw

A.D. 600–900

Jade

2.9 x 1 x 3.3 cm (1 1/8 x 3/8 x 1 5/16 in.)
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1973.88.35aa
Culture: 
Guatemala, Maya Highlands
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-Collection: Fred Olsen

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1973,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 1 (Summer 1974): 78.

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