Javier Porcayo

Javier Porcayo

Javier Porcayo
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Pre Columbian jade & copper beads & beells.

Pre Columbian jade & copper beads & beells.

Duck-head pendant, 400-200 B.C., Pre-Columbian, Overall: 1 x 1 1/8 x 2 in. (2.54 x 2.699 x 5.08 cm), Jadeite

Duck-head pendant, 400-200 B.C., Pre-Columbian, Overall: 1 x 1 1/8 x 2 in. (2.54 x 2.699 x 5.08 cm), Jadeite

At the height of Mayan civilization, body modification included a variety of alterations of the teeth. Teeth were sharpened to points, or into the letter "T" to represent the wind-glyph, and green jade was inlaid to "purify breath or express elegant speech." Other minerals inserted into teeth included iron pyrites, hematite, turquoise, quartz, serpentine, and cinnabar.

At the height of Mayan civilization, body modification included a variety of alterations of the teeth. Teeth were sharpened to points, or into the letter "T" to represent the wind-glyph, and green jade was inlaid to "purify breath or express elegant speech." Other minerals inserted into teeth included iron pyrites, hematite, turquoise, quartz, serpentine, and cinnabar.

tlatollotl:    NecklaceMexico, Chiapas, Maya (?), A.D. 200-900    Green jadeite  LACMA

tlatollotl: NecklaceMexico, Chiapas, Maya (?), A.D. 200-900 Green jadeite LACMA

A distinctive feature, showing the woman was a 'foreigner' in Teotihuacan, is the two roun... http://tmiky.com/pinterest

A distinctive feature, showing the woman was a 'foreigner' in Teotihuacan, is the two roun... http://tmiky.com/pinterest

kittencrusader:  hollowbaestion

kittencrusader: hollowbaestion

"Trono 1 de Piedras Negras en el Museo Nacional de Antrpologia e Historia de Guatemala, 2004."

"Trono 1 de Piedras Negras en el Museo Nacional de Antrpologia e Historia de Guatemala, 2004."

.Maskette  Artist Unknown (Maya) (Guatemala, Central America), 550-900  Jade

.Maskette Artist Unknown (Maya) (Guatemala, Central America), 550-900 Jade

Ancient Pre-Columbian Terracotta Vessel. In the shape of jaguar heads. 600-900 AD (3 ½” x 11 ¼”).

Ancient Pre-Columbian Terracotta Vessel. In the shape of jaguar heads. 600-900 AD (3 ½” x 11 ¼”).

Lot: Mayan Jade Ear Flares - Floral Design (pr), Lot Number: 0082, Starting Bid: $1,300, Auctioneer: Artemis Gallery, Auction: Fine Antiquities | Asian | Ethnographic Art, Date: May 18th, 2017 CEST

Lot: Mayan Jade Ear Flares - Floral Design (pr), Lot Number: 0082, Starting Bid: $1,300, Auctioneer: Artemis Gallery, Auction: Fine Antiquities | Asian | Ethnographic Art, Date: May 18th, 2017 CEST