|The necklace in situ [Credit: Guatemala Times]|
|Archaeologists excavating the site at the ancient city of Tak'alik Ab'aj [Credit: Guatemala Times]|
The “Necklace offering”, due to its special nature, appears to represent the departing point to which are focused the subsequent later offerings. Among those, highlights the notorious “Jadeite mosaic offering” which build the two miniature ceremonial heads discovered in 2010, giving place to the creation of the allegoric name – “Señor de la Greca” (“Lord of the Fret design”) – for a personage which must have had been one of the most powerful rulers of Tak’alik Ab’aj.
|The necklace as it has been restored [Credit: Guatemala Times]|
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