Mexico and Central America Gallery
Mexico (Central America)
Ceremonial carved object; whitish ston (probably limestone); thin, profile human face of type known as a "hacha"; low relief carving on both faces; slightly weathered. Some black inclusions in stone. Convex nose; deeply incised eye, scroll at corner of upper lip, plain headdress, large ornament in place of ear; no suspension hole.
Purchased from Charles Morley
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)
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