Oct 6, 2011
Oct 6, 2011

Pendant with Scribe Figure

Pendant with Scribe Figure

c. 700–1000


Overall: 7.3 x 4.5 x 0.5 cm (2 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1949.198



The seated figure's high status is indicated by an elaborate headdress and jewelry, including earplugs, a necklace, and bracelets. Iin his right hand is a brush, perhaps for painting a book or mural.

See also
AA - Mesoamerica
Art of the Americas
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