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Object Number:37-12-5
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Highland Maya
Provenience: Guatemala
Barberena
Department of Santa Rosa
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Paint
Iconography:Hacha
Death
Skull
Height: 28 cm
Width: 20 cm
Depth: 3 cm
Credit Line:Guatemalan Expedition; Robert Burkitt, 1937
Other Number:1109 - Field No SF
conservation 4.88 - Other Number

Description

Ceremonial baton carved in form of death's head. Flat with neck as a tenon. Stone with traces of red paint

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Fourteen Eyes in a Museum Storeroom (05 Feb 1952 - 31 Mar 1952) View Objects in Exhibition
Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 182 Bottom row, centerView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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