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Collar and Ik' Pectoral


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This massive jade pectoral and necklace were part of an assemblage discovered in a tomb at Calakmul. The large plaque is in the shape of the hieroglyphic logogram for ik’, meaning "breath" or "wind." 

Este enorme pectoral de jade y este collar eran parte de un conjunto. Fueron hallados en una suntuosa tumba descubierta en Calakmul. La gran placa, con forma de símbolo jeroglífico que significa "ik", es decir "aire" o "viento", es un magistral ejemplo de "joya del viento" tallada en jade.

Collar and Ik' Pectoral, Jadeite, linen, Maya

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