Themes: Carving / Farming

Figure with clasped hands (amulet?)

ID no.: 40102


Title: Figure with clasped hands (amulet?)


Culture/Location: Oaxaca, Mexico


Date/Period: Postclassic (AD 900-1521)


Material: Stone


Notes: Compare with figures 81 and 84 from Pre-Columbian and Mexican Miniatures from the Albers Collection. Similar figures can be found in ancient Costa Rica in the form of small jade celts. See checklist no. 13, 14, 17, 18, 19,  23, and 24 in Jade in Costa Rica by Mark Miller Graham et al.