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Description: Classic Period ca. 250 to 650 AD
A carved tecali banded alabaster stone effigy mask of idealized beauty with protruding nose, drilled almond eyes and mouth. Attachment holes atop corners and at ear lobes drilled.
Location of Origin: Latin America
Dimensions: 4-1/2 inches H, (10.75cm) + custom mount
Primary Classification: Ancient Art : Pre-Columbian
Secondary Classification: All Works of Art By Theme
Expertise: Condition: Losses to left ear, chip to nose and erosion to top left corner.
Provenance: Ben Johnson Collection, California, prior to 1980Private Collection, Hawaii