Pendant in the form of a human figure wearing a sun god headdress - ROM2003_870_2

ROM2003_870_2

Pendant in the form of a human figure wearing a sun god headdress

Maker: Maya
Medium:Jade
Geography: Altun Ha, Belize
Date: 600-900 AD
Period: Late Classic Period
Dimensions:
7 × 3 × 1.3 cm
Object number: 966.159.43
Not on view
DescriptionPart of a Maya royal raiment, this jade pendant comes from a mid-seventh century AD tomb at Altun Ha, Belize. It was excavated by a ROM team in 1966. The pendant comprises a full-front human figure, arms crossed over waist, with a headdress. The figure may also feature a stylized full-front Sun god face.
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