12 November 2004
AN OLMEC JADE ZOOMORPHIC PENDANT
Middle Preclassic, ca. 1150-550 B.C.
In the form of a stylized bird's head with long, upward-curving beak and incised lunate eye; in grey-green stone, pierced twice for suspension.
Length 1 1/4 in. (3 cm.)
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