Date: 6th–9th century
Culture: Maya (Mexico or Guatemala)
Medium: Jade (jadeite)
Dimensions: H. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); W. 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm); L. 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902
Accession Number: 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.