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Culture/People
probably Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Collector
Gustav A. Eisen (Gustavus A. Eisen/Gustav August Eisen), Non-Indian, 1847-1940
Previous owner
Gustav A. Eisen (Gustavus A. Eisen/Gustav August Eisen), Non-Indian, 1847-1940
Object Name
Sculpture
Media/Materials
Stone, wax, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted
Dimensions
13.6 x 11.5 x 24.4 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Copán; Copán Ruinas Municipality; Copán Department; Honduras
Date created
AD 300–900 (Classic period)
Collection History
Collected by zoologist and amateur archaeologist Gustav A. Eisen (1847-1940), probably during an expedition to Copán in 1882; acquired by MAI from an unknown source before 1926.
Catalog Number
8601
Barcode
008601.000
See related items
Maya (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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