String of Grave Beads


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Artifact Identification String of Grave Beads   (1972.15.0004)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Pre - Columbian?, 900 CE
Culture Maya

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 25.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 13.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.1 cm
Weight 111 g
Measuring Remarks D2 is the width of the largest stone.
Materials Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton, Stone
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Drilling, Polishing, Stringing
Munsell Color Information Light Olive Gray (2.5GY 6/2) -ns

Research Remarks

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Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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