{ "objects" : [ { "embark_ID" : 22793, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22793", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.007", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900-300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "", "_Disp_End_Date" : "", "Disp_Title" : "Reclining Figure", "Alt_Title" : "Reclining Figure Pendant", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "5.08 cm x 11.11 cm x 1.91 cm (2 in. x 4 3/8 in. x 3/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "5.08 cm", "Disp_Width" : "11.11 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "serpentine", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "serpentine", "Info_Page_Comm" : "This figure was reportedly discovered in two fragments several years apart. The pieces were collected separately and rejoined in 1948. Probably originally worn as a pendant, it is similar to two other pieces attributed to the Olmec Middle Formative period (see Taube, 2004). The narrowed eyes and downturned mouth are characteristic of Olmec style.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Ornament", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 388 / Bliss number B-7.OS / DO number PC.B.007 "This piece was broken across the shoulders long ago. The two parts were discovered several years apart. Joined in 1948. Abraded area at right shoulder." (OF) Before get both pieces together the bust was exhibith at the National Gallery of Art from May to August of 1948. After reunited the complete object was exhibit at the NGA from August 1949 to July 1962 Letter from Bliss to Stendahl (March 22, 1962) indicate that the second half of the object was aquired 4 years apart 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.", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.007.S1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.007.S1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.007.S1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.007.S1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "22397", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22992, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22992", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.022", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900-300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "", "_Disp_End_Date" : "", "Disp_Title" : "Duck-Billed Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "8.26 cm x 3.49 cm x 1.59 cm (3 1/4 in. x 1 3/8 in. x 5/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "8.26 cm", "Disp_Width" : "3.49 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "Jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "Jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "This pendant porterays an otherwise human head supplied with a massive duck bill. As among later peoples of ancient Mesoamerica, the Olmec identified the duck with rain, water, and fructufying powers of agricultural fertility. ", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Ornament", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Brummer number N 3960 / NGA number 395 / Bliss number B-22.OJ / DO number PC.B.022 (57.3**) Previously on record in Period/Style field: Middle Formative The dossier indicate that the object is possibly from the Veracruz lowland but also is a Lothrop''s note from 1948 saying that the object is from the Balsas district in Guerrero (see the provenance field). Note from Vladimir G. Simkhovitch (letter of May 14, 1948): "The duckbill jade. They called it in the past Mayan because of its relation to the famous Tuxtla statuette, the earliest dated statuette. But they now call both vey Olmec. This jade is subtle rendering of the clumsy duck-god, that the Tuxtla statuette represents. It was a local deity of certain period when the waterfowl were the predominant means of subsistence." Note from Vladimir G. Simkhovitch (letter of May 14, 1948): " The Brummer things came largely from Ratton and the Paine collection, which was great Mayan collection. The Ratton collection came from two great sources, the Diaz and the Kapstan collections, both formes in Mexico in the course of decades -- and of great quality." Note from Simkhovitch (letter of May 18, 1948): "According to Spinden the Duck-bill jade was copied by Spratling in silver as a pendant for a necklace. That was many years ago.''" Leonardo Lopez Lujan (April 18, 2009): Según la bióloga del proyecto, el ave representada en tu pieza es un pato cuchara o cucharón, Anas clypeata... 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. ", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.022.S1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.022.S1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.022.S1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.022.S1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19217", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22882, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22882", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.023", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900-300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "", "_Disp_End_Date" : "", "Disp_Title" : "Celt Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "Pendant", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "16.51 cm x 6.35 cm x 0.64 cm (6 1/2 in. x 2 1/2 in. x 1/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "16.51 cm", "Disp_Width" : "6.35 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "diopside-jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "diopside-jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "This jade pectoral expresses the close relationship between greenstone celts and maize in Olmec culture. A prominent maize sign is boldly incised on one side. It consists of a trefoil element representing a maize ear partly projecting from an enclosing husk. ", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Ornament", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Brummer number N 3251 / NGA number 3 / Bliss number B-23.OJ / DO number PC.B.023 (57.20**, 47.47*, D.O.35.7) 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.023.S1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.023.S1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.023.S1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.023.S1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19218", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22869, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22869", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.026", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900-300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "", "_Disp_End_Date" : "", "Disp_Title" : "Tubular Bead", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "16.19 cm x 1.91 cm (6 3/8 in. x 3/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "16.19 cm", "Disp_Width" : "1.91 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "Jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "Jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Due to their simple form, tubular jade beads often are diffcult to source and date. This bead, however, is carved from high quality, semi-translucent jadeite and exhibits considerable amounts of cinnabar staining, qualities that are relatively common to Olmec jades.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Ornament", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 478 / Bliss number B-26.OJ (MJ) / DO number PC.B.026 (57.19**) Previously on record in Period/Style field: Middle Formative 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.", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.026.s1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.026.s1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.026.s1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.026.s1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19220", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22870, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22870", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.027", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900-300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "", "_Disp_End_Date" : "", "Disp_Title" : "Tubular Bead", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "14.29 cm x 2.22 cm (5 5/8 in. x 7/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "14.29 cm", "Disp_Width" : "2.22 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "Jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "Jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Due to their simple form, tubular jade beads often are diffcult to source and date. This bead, however, is carved from high quality, semi-translucent jadeite and exhibits considerable amounts of cinnabar staining, qualities that are relatively common to Olmec jades.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Ornament", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 479 / Bliss number B-27.OJ (MJ) / DO number PC.B.027 (57.19**) Previously on record in Period/Style field: Middle Formative 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.", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.027.s1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.027.s1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.027.s1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.027.s1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19221", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 23119, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/23119", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.128", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900-300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "", "_Disp_End_Date" : "", "Disp_Title" : "Winged Pendant", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "7.62 cm x 26.67 cm x 1.27 cm (3 in. x 10 1/2 in. x 1/2 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "7.62 cm", "Disp_Width" : "26.67 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "diopside-jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "diopside-jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "The use of "hidden" suspension holes drilled through the top edge and back of this piece is commonly found in Olmec pendants. Although it is conceivable that its winged shape represents a hgihly stilized bat, the abstract nature of the pendant mitigates against any firm links to the natural world.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Ornament", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 384 / Bliss number B-128.MJ / DO number PC.B.128 (57.81**) Previously on record in Period/Style field: Middle Formative Was classified simply as "Mexico." 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.128.S1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.128.S1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.128.S1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.128.S1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "20150", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 23116, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/23116", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.134", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900-300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "", "_Disp_End_Date" : "", "Disp_Title" : "Tube", "Alt_Title" : "Bar Pendant", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "24.77 cm x 1.91 cm (9 3/4 in. x 3/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "24.77 cm", "Disp_Width" : "1.91 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "The thin walls of this piece indicate that it is no ordinary bead since a remarkable effort was invested on its production. It may be a copy of a blowgun, possibly constituting part of an assemblage of jadeite weapons serving as emblems of power. The blowgun has widespread distribution in Mesoamerica but its antiquity and origins are poorly known, although it does appear in Early Classic Teotihuacan and Maya art. ", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Ornament", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 600 / Bliss number B-134.MJ / DO number PC.B.134 (57.79**) Previously on record in Period/Style field: Formative 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. Re-classed as Olmec by K. Taube for the Olmec Catalogue in 2002.", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.134.S1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.134.S1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.134.S1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.134.S1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19318", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22766, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22766", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.166", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900-300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "", "_Disp_End_Date" : "", "Disp_Title" : "Monkey Masquette", "Alt_Title" : "Miniature Mask", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "2.86 cm x 2.86 cm x 1.91 cm (1 1/8 in. x 1 1/8 in. x 3/4 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "2.86 cm", "Disp_Width" : "2.86 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "This miniature mask probably served as a pendant. The widely open eyes and sunken cheeks of the represented monkey convey a highly animated and almost mischievous quality. In view of their spirited antics, monkeys were widely regarded as amusing beings in ancient Mesoamerica. It is possible that items such as this pendant, may refer to social roles corresponding to performance and entertaining.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Ornament", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "NGA number 557 / Bliss number B-166.MAJ / DO number PC.B.166 / D.O.38.70 (57.111**, 63.63) (originally entered NGA as Bliss 37) 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.166.S1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.166.S1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.166.S1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.166.S1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19347", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.166.S2.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.166.S2.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.166.S2.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.166.S2.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "0", "_SurrogateID" : "19382", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22690, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22690", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.529", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900-300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "", "_Disp_End_Date" : "", "Disp_Title" : "Mirror", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "8 cm x 7.5 cm x 1.1 cm (3 1/8 in. x 2 15/16 in. x 7/16 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "8 cm", "Disp_Width" : "7.5 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "One of the few examples of Olmec jade mirrors which served as condensed symbols for the world axis. Rather than referring simply to centrality, these mirrors also alluded to the overlapping themesof water, maize, and wealth. In addition, it is likely that mirrors such as this one were used in divination practices.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Ornament", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Bliss number B-529.OJ / DO number PC.B.529 (63.40) Previously on record in Period/Style field: Middle Formative 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.", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.529.S1.JPG", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.529.S1.JPG", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.529.S1.JPG", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.529.S1.JPG", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19718", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22700, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22700", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.538", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "100 BCE - 100 CE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "100 BCE", "_Disp_End_Date" : "100", "Disp_Title" : "Winged Plaque", "Alt_Title" : "Carved Winged Plaque", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "8.89 cm x 26.67 cm x 2.86 cm (3 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in. x 1 1/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "8.89 cm", "Disp_Width" : "26.67 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "Quartzite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "Quartzite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "With its central mask and flanking crossed bands, this pendant corresponds closely to the celestial iconography of Olmec headbands as seen in similar, but slighlty smaller, examples from La Venta and Chiapas. It could have also been fashioned for a deity image of stone or wood. Examples of oversized jewellry are unknown for the Olmec.", "Dedication" : "Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Ornament", "Creation_Place2" : "Olmec, Maya", "Department" : "Pre-Columbian Collection", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "Middle Preclassic", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "Bliss number B-538.64.OS / DO number PC.B.538 Previously on record in Period/Style field: Middle Formative The OS came from a serpentine identification of the stone later changed it to quartzite. Similar object (Olmec celt with Maya inscription) sold in november 2004 by Ney York Christie''s Auction House for $1,575,000 (base price $1,125,000) 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.538.S1.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.538.S1.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.538.S1.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.538.S1.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "19726", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/PC.B.538.S2.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/PC.B.538.S2.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/PC.B.538.S2.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/PC.B.538.S2.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "0", "_SurrogateID" : "19793", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 22703, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/22703", "Disp_Access_No" : "PC.B.551", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "900-300 BCE", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "", "_Disp_End_Date" : "", "Disp_Title" : "Fat God Masquette", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "", "Sort_Artist" : "", "Disp_Dimen" : "5.4 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.49 cm (2 1/8 in. x 2 in. x 1 3/8 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "5.4 cm", "Disp_Width" : "5.08 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "", "Medium" : "jadeite", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "jadeite", "Info_Page_Comm" : "This pendant is a miniature mask of the Fat God, a poorly understood being found among the Maya and other early cultures of Mesoamerica. Its grotesque features are atypical for the canons of Olmec beauty, evoking what is believed to be a Bacchus-like character of feasting and clowning. The Fat God also may have been an embodiment of the World Center, the source of fertility, propsperity and wealth. 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