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Object Number:66-30-3
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Teotihuacan (uncertain)
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
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Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Obsidian
Length: 27.7 cm
Width: 5.8 cm
Thickness: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Carlo Gay, Teochita, Inc., 1966

Description

Opaque, banded grey obsidian. Wavy blade (2 1/2 undulations on both sides) ending in point. Very deep U-shaped notched in base and removal of one corner form an off center stem which itself has a basal and corner notch. Rough bifacial parallel flaking with finer retouch on some edges.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mexico and Central American Gallery ( Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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