"Faces of the Maya: Profiles in Continuity and Resilience"

 

(photos by Maxime Lamoureux-St. Hilaire)

 

 

Entrance

 

Entrance to

"Faces of the Maya"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Map of the Americas

 

Masks of Guatemala

 

Carved stone head

 

Carved stone head

Late Classic Period

Copan, Honduras

(volcanic tuff)

 

 

 

 

Room I

 

Room I

overview

 

Olmecoid figurine
Middle Preclassic period
La Lima, Honduras

(nephrite)

 

Household items:

 

Mano and metate

Celts

Bark beaters

Spindle whorls

 

Ceramic vessels

Rubbing of stela

Late Prelcassic period

 

Palenque God House
Late Classic period
Chiapas, Mexico
(plaster cast)


 

 

 

 

Room II

 

Ballgame rubbings
Late Classic period

 

Cylindrical vessels
Classic period
Honduras

(ceramic & alabaster)

 

Caches
Classic period

 


 

Vessels and figures
Classic period

(ceramic & plaster)

 

Jewlery items:

 

Obsidian mirror

Ear plugs

 

"Poison" bottle

 

Jade plaques

 

Tattoo stamps

 

Shell & jade necklaces

Shell & jade pendants

 

Room II

partial overview

 

Altar Q
Late Classic period
Copan, Honduras
(plaster cast)


 

FOREGROUND:

El Castillo

Terminal Classic period
Chichen Itzá, Mexico

(plaster)

 

BACKGROUND:

Carved Caryatid column

Terminal Classic period
Chichen Itzá, Mexico

(rubbing)

 

 

 

 

Room III

 

 

Religious items
Modern period
Guatemala

 


 

Painting
19th century

Guatemala
(paint on canvas)

 

Textiles
Modern period
Guatemala