Late Formative to Early Classic periods
300 B.C.–A.D. 300
Object Place: Guerrero, Mexico
7.8 x 6.5 x 1.6 cm (3 1/16 x 2 9/16 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Small pendant in the form of a monkey, rendered in an abstract form and carved from a medium-hued greenstone. A hole drilled through the area between the monkey’s tail and rear leg allows for suspension.
Thompson Family collection, Massachusetts, by 1974; to MFA, December 1974, gift of the Estate of Barbara Thompson.
Gift of the Estate of Barbara Thomson