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: Ea8220a

: Ethnography

: watercolour

: Watercolour copy of the stucco facade of the temple on the pyramid at Acanceh. Full scale. Corner motifs: large bird at each corner, facing outwards. Breast feathers made with limestone flakes set in stucco, the rest of the bird in painted stucco. May be eagles, or mythical birds. Part of the bird on the corner of the frieze: it shows a large oval shape (breast) in brown where the painting is not filled in. Underneath the oval is a small painted pattern in blue and redsimilar to a crown. To the right of this is brown feathers against a red background, and under this is the leg and the claw of the bird. Transparent and opaque watercolour and graphite on thin, cream, machine-made wove paper

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: Breton Collection

: Acanceh, Yucatan, Mexico, Latin America / Central America, Americas

: Palace of the Stuccoes

: Maya

: Maya

: Breton, Miss Adela Catherine

: Acanceh, Yucatan, Mexico, Latin America / Central America, Americas

: Palace of the Stuccoes

: 600-700

: 1907

: 600-700

: [Book] Miller, Virginia E. 1991. The Frieze of the Palace of the Stuccoes, Acanceh, Yucatan, Mexico.

: [Book] von Winning, Hasso. 1985. Two Maya Monuments in Yucatan.

: Given by Colonel Breton, 1923.