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: Ea8186

: Ethnography

: watercolour

: Painting of the upper register of the stucco frieze at Acanceh, Mexico. Upper band: blue band incised with volutes, which represents water or perhaps clouds (von Winning), plus suspended from it a variant on the eye and waterdrop motif from Teotihuacan, making the water precious and sacred, a gift of the gods (V Miller). Thin cream machine made wove paper, with transparent and opaque watercolour and graphite

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: Breton Collection

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

: Palace of the Stuccoes

: Maya

: Breton, Miss Adela Catherine

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

: Palace of the Stuccoes

: 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.