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Mora Queen, AD 800-1200, Costa Rica

Greater Nicoya Woman of an elevated social status. Reconstruction is based on female figurines form the Linea Vieja area. They were typically shown with body painting and tattoos covering their shoulders and chest. In addition high-ranked woman wore earspools made of gold and necklaces with beads made of gold and shells.

"Art and Culture from Ecuador to Honduras," Yale Univ. Press, January 2017…