Ancient Pre-Columbian Mayan Maya Jade Stone Necklace With Pendent 500-950 AD. An authentic antique pre columbian Mayan green stone necklace, late classic period (500-950 AD), composed of 31 stone beads of tubular, round, flat, and barrel-shaped forms, with a carved mask at the centre as the pendent. MEASUREMENTS: Length: In a straight single line: 21 inches (53 ½ cm), in twofold: 11 inches (28 cm). CONDITION: This is a museum quality ancient object in perfect condition. REFERENCES: In references these types of stones are described as Central American Jade."Jade from the Cenote of Sacrifice Chichen Itza, Yucatan" By Tatiana Proskouriakoff, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1974. Also in "Maya" published by RIZZOLI, New York, page 554. In the pre-Hispanic epoch necklaces made of green stone beads are one of the elements most commonly used by the Maya to reinforce the high rank of an individual wearing them. All our artefacts are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. The Mayan Culture is considered to be one of the largest cultures in the American continent because of their knowledge in the sciences, astronomy, and more. This civilization was born during the third millennium before Christ, living in a 320,000 square kilometre territory, taking in regions of Mexico, Guatemala, the Honduras, Belize and part of El Salvador. Through the centuries they were able to form a great civilization. This civilization had power for over 2000 years; from the VI century B. All items are guaranteed to be authentic antiques, and not reproductions. All our artifacts are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Canadian buyers please note: We are required to charge HST or GST on all orders mailed to Canadian destinations.
Our business HUNDRED & ONE ANTIQUES is based on a long family tradition of collecting fine European and Oriental Antiques and Art, with a special interest in Antique Arms and Armour. We have been involved in antique trading since 1970. Welcome and thank you for visiting.The item "Ancient Pre-Columbian Mayan Maya Jade Stone Necklace With Pendent 500-950 AD" is in sale since Monday, October 22, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\The Americas". The seller is "eclecticmuseum" and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.