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U991.15.97
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (bead)
Date (Execution) : 300BC-500
Geographical Origin : Guápiles, Limón, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Pre-Columbian (American)
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Jade
Support / Technique : carved; polished
Object Type : beads (pierced objects)
Visual Description : Tubular jade bead highly polished with a chip at one end (apparently made at time of manufacture, due to imperfection of stone). Yellowish-green in colour with speckle-like marks. Hole running lengthwise.
Accession # : U991.15.97
Width (cm) : 1.00
Height (cm) : 0.50
Depth (cm) : 5.90
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :