Posted 23 August, 2013 by Andrea Sikahall in Heritage

Joyabaj Front Medallions


Theft Report.



Date of Theft: 23 August 2005

Place of Theft: Catholic Church Joyabaj, Quiche.

Object Type: silver medallions

Material: Silver

Technique: Embossed and gilded

Dimensions: 48 X 41 cms.

Title: Joyabaj Front Medallions

Topic: Religious.

Period: XVII Century

Author: Anonymous.

DESCRIPTION: Two medallions embossed silver-gilt and silver from the front of the Catholic Church Joyabaj Township, in the department of El Quiché. The core contains the image of the Virgin Mary in her title of Our Lady of the Assumption kneeling on a cloud and with his right hand on his chest and the other extended forward. His face is turned in three-quarter profile to the right. Stresses the profusion in motion mantle. The image is inscribed in an oval, frame with scalloped edge, with gilded gallons.


Registry of Cultural Property. / General Cultural and Natural Heritage. Ministry of Culture and Sports.

Report: Register of Cultural Property # 86







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