Presentation on theme: "Mayan masks The Maya offered masks for a selection of reasons and occasions. These included: - to decorate the deals with of the dead - to it is in worn at vital events."— Presentation transcript:

1 Mayan masks The Maya supplied masks for a variety of reasons and also occasions. These included: - come decorate the deals with of the dead - to be worn at important events - to it is in worn during battle

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2 The prestige of the masks dictated just how intricate the designs were.Mayan masks The importance of the masks dictated how intricate the designs were. The most sacred Mayan masks featured complex and breakable mosaics made the end of jade. Other products used to be stone, wood, gold, shell and also obsidian (a hard, dark, glass-like volcano rock)

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3 They were worn for one of two reasons: Mayan masks part Mayan masks were worn in battle. They to be usually carved from wood or stone. They were worn for among two reasons: To safeguard the wearer during battle To intimidate the adversary

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4 Mayan masks other masks to be designed to be worn throughout important occasions such as weddings and also birth ceremonies. These masks often portrayed gods or animals. This masks used amazing designs v bright, colorful colours painted onto wood surfaces.

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5 Death masks to be the many sacred and also elaborate.Mayan masks death masks to be the many sacred and also elaborate. This masks used a mosaic sample of the Jade stone. The funeral masks protected the separation, personal, instance while descending into the underworld "Xibalba“.


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