THE COLLECTION OF ALFRED E. MIRSKY, SOLD FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE GRADUATE STUDENT PROGRAM OF THE ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY
JAINA, LATE CLASSIC, CA. A.D. 550 - 950
MAYAN FEMALE DIGNITARY
JAINA, LATE CLASSIC, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
seated in an erect posture, legs crossed, hands placed on knees, her heavy-lidded eyes gazing forward, lips parted, cheeks with raised tattoos, wearing a long, close-fitting kub, jade bead jewelry, stepped coiffure and cap with sunken area for perishable material, with remains of bright blue pigment.
Height 7 1/8 in. (18.2 cm.)
Everett Rassiga Collection, 1970s
Alfred E. Mirsky Collection, 1970s