- Crystal rock vase from Tomb # 7. 1200-1500 AD

Object Name: Crystal rock vase from Tomb # 7
Creation Date: 1200-1500 AD
Culture: Mixtec
Site: Monte Alban
Material: crystal rock
Repository: Museo Regional, Oaxaca
Image source: © Dr. Manuel Aguilar
This crystal rock cup is invaluable and extremely rare. Rock crystal is one of the hardest materials to carve. It is one of the most important pieces found in Tomb #7 at Monte Alban.

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