{ "objects" : [ { "embark_ID" : 22664, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22664", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.020", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900 BCE - 300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "900 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "300 BCE", "Disp_Title" : "Mask", "Alt_Title" : "Jaguar Mask", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "20.64 cm x 17.78 cm x 10.8 cm (8 1/8 in. x 7 in. x 4 1/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "20.64 cm", "Disp_Width" : "17.78 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "Jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "Jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "The perforated pupils, nostrils, hollowed nose, and suspension holes of this mask, all suggest that the piece was worn. It may have been used in rites involving deity impersonation, but considerable rustlike staining around the eyes suggests that it may have had another function. The face is exceptionally well carved, and portrays a supernatural being with features reminiscent of the Olmec Maize God.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Mask", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 815 / Bliss number B-20.OJ / DO number PC.B.020 Information in the Historical notes file come from a 1995 correspondence with Robert Stolper in object file. And from the bill of sale. Object was weighed in June 2016 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), no previous weight on record (JAM) ", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.020.S1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.020.S1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.020.S1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.020.S1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19215", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 23122, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/23122", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.127", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900 BCE - 300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "900 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "300 BCE", "Disp_Title" : "Mask", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "13.02 cm x 11.11 cm x 7.3 cm (5 1/8 in. x 4 3/8 in. x 2 7/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "13.02 cm", "Disp_Width" : "11.11 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "diopside-jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "diopside-jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Fashioned from a single piece of jade, the back of this mask is deeply hollowed out. It lacks, however, eye perforations and its size is insufficient to cover a face as in actual masks to be worn. Although the function of this well-rounded piece is yet to be determined, it is quite possible that as other similar examples, they were costume ornaments, such as pectorals or belt pieces. It is also conceivable that they served as masks for personified sacred bundles, such as would contain the remains of honored ancestors or images of gods and esteemed objects.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Mask", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 45 / Bliss number B-127.OJ (MJ) / DO number PC.B.127 (57.87**, 47.92*, D.O.41.6) Previously on record in Period/Style field: Middle Formative Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.127.S1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.127.S1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.127.S1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.127.S1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "20149", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22605, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22605", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.151", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900 BCE - 300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "900 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "300 BCE", "Disp_Title" : "Mask", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "8.26 cm x 6.99 cm x 5.08 cm (3 1/4 in. x 2 3/4 in. x 2 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "8.26 cm", "Disp_Width" : "6.99 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "serpentine", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "serpentine", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Reportedly found in the region of Nebaj, Guatemala, the facial proportions and physiognomy of this mask support this attribution. Although possesing strong Olmec features, the large ckeeks, pursed mouth and puffy eyes are characteristic of pieces carved in the Guatemalan highlands and piedmont.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Mask", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 749 / Bliss number B-151.MAS / DO number PC.B.151 (63.148) Previously on record in Period/Style field: Middle Formative Was classified simply as "Maya" from Guatemala. Re-classed as Olmec by K. Taube for the Olmec Catalogue in 2002. Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.151.S1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.151.S1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.151.S1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.151.S1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19333", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22858, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22858", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.004", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900 BCE - 300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "900 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "300 BCE", "Disp_Title" : "Masquette", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "11.11 cm x 13.34 cm x 2.86 cm (4 3/8 in. x 5 1/4 in. x 1 1/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "11.11 cm", "Disp_Width" : "13.34 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "porphyry", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "porphyry", "Info_Page_Comm" : "This masquette may have originally been worn as a diadem tied to the center of the brow. While it probably depicts a jaguar face with a missing lower jaw, avian motifs can also be seen in profile, facing away from center with beaks curving downwards.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Mask", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 43 / Bliss number B-4.OS / DO number PC.B.004 Previously on record in Period/Style field: Middle Formative Object was weighed in August 2009 with electronic scale (Swiss made: Mettler Toledo PB3002-S/FACT Topload Balance, from the B-S/FACT series), there was no previous weight on record (JAM)", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.004.S1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.004.S1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.004.S1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.004.S1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "20031", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] }, ] }