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Item:161885471088Condition: This sculpture is from one of the tombs in the Temple of the Inscriptions at Palenque. Obviously it is hand made and antique. Unknown age., Material: Dark Jade Stone, Provenance: Ownership History Not Available, Details: Warrior, possibly a priest, decorated with plumes and flowers and with a characteristic Maya nose. The Maya's ideal of physical beauty led them to flatten the head by tying boards to it in infancy. This sculpture is from one of the tombs in the Temple of the Inscriptions at Palenque and may represent a priest of Kukulcan, the Quetzalcoatl of the Mayas.