Thursday, October 25, 2012

Teotihuacan Masks

"Though its provenance is unknown, this mask has been identified as belonging to the Teotihuacan culture (100 BC-AD 400) and clearly shows Olmec influence. The eye holes here, however, were once filled in and it probably served as a funeral mask or a pectoral (note the hole for hanging) for a VIP of the ruling class."

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