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Most of these objects were found in royal burial grounds and the pyramids of the Mayan realm.
Materials like the (feathers) of macaw birds, which were imported across the Andes from Brazil, and shells, which could only be found by diving deep along the coast, were considered very precious and were essentially part of a royal prerogative. We have one (attributable) Mayan work: a jade mask which is signed with the name of an artist.
But that's the only work in the exhibition where we know anything about the maker. It's almost certain that these were (created in) royal workshops.
The materials were controlled by the elite, and (the artifacts) were made by craftsmen who had passed these skills down for generations.
We know much more about the iconography of some cultures than others.