|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Provenience:||Mexico (Central America)|
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942|
|Other Number:||123 - Collector Number|
double-edged, straight steel blade tapering to point; on each face of the blade near the socket is a rectangular plaque, one showing a bird, the other an animal, with excised background; at the top of each plaque is a deep circular depression from which a shallow groove extends to within about 4.5 cm. of the point; simple engraved scrolls from base of groove. Tang inserted through fluted bone grip wrapped at intervals with fine silver (?) wire; brass band at socket and brass cap.
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