Detail View: The AMICA Library: Pendant with Scribe Figure

AMICA ID: 
CMA_.1949.198
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Creator Nationality: 
North American; Central American; Mesoamerican; Mixtec
Creator Name-CRT: 
Mexico, Mixtec?, 8th-11th Century
Title: 
Pendant with Scribe Figure
Title Type: 
Primary
View: 
Full View
Creation Date: 
c. 700-1000
Creation Start Date: 
700
Creation End Date: 
1000
Materials and Techniques: 
jade
Classification Term: 
Jade
Creation Place: 
Mexico
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7.3cm x 4.5cm x 0.5cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 
1949.198
Credit Line: 
John L. Severance Fund
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Brummer Collection
Context: 
The seated figure's high status is indicated by an elaborate headdress and jewelry, including earplugs, a necklace, and bracelets. Poised in his right hand is a brush, perhaps for painting a book or mural.
Related Image Identifier Link: 
CMA_.1949.198.TIF