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carved stone bead depicting a human face
  • Mexico
  • carved stone bead depicting a human face, circa 1975
  • Where object was made: Monte Albán, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • stone, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 x 1.5 x 1 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3/4 x 9/16 x 3/8 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6424

The stylized human head is "D" shaped in cross section. It has a large mouth and eyes. There is a groove for the neck. It is mottled green in color.