Aztec mask by Unknown Artist

Carved from dark volcanic stone.

Details

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
16 x 14 cm
Art Fund grant:
£75 ( Total: £75)
Acquired in:
1926

Suspension hole at each side suggest that it may have been worn as a breast ornament or hung from an idol.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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