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  • Head Pendant, 6th–9th century
    Mexico or Guatemala; Maya
    Jade (jadeite); H. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
    Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902 (02.18.309)

    The Maya had a preference for a bright apple-green jade that is notably different from the preferred blue-green of the earlier Olmec peoples.

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  • Head Pendant, 6th–9th century
    Mexico or Guatemala; Maya
    Jade (jadeite); H. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
    Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902 (02.18.309)

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