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Precious Materials

In all societies and cultures, certain items have importance and value over others. For the Maya, items like the cacao bean, obsidian, maize and shells were very important and precious to them.


Cacao Vase

This artefact displays a 3D model of a vase. The vase depicts the preparation of a chocolate drink.

Cacao Vase


This artefact demonstrates how to correctly pronounce "cacao".

Cacao Trigger

Maya Flute

This artefact displays a 3D model of a Maya clay flute. Tapping the object will play an audio file of what Maya music could have sounded like (no Maya music has survived so this is based on the capabilities of discovered Maya instruments)

Maya Flute

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