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These are a group of Pre-Columbian Mayan terracotta clay beads from Jaina, 600-800 A.D. There are at least 36 beads with decorated bands. Provenance: ex Spanish Collection c.1950. The beads are in fine condition and measure between 25mm to 19mm diameter.

Jaina is a small island off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in the present-day Mexican state of Campeche, separated from the mainland by a tidal inlet. Jaina is noted for being an elite Pre-Columbian Mayan burial site and for the exquisite ceramics which have been found there.

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