Location: On Display in the Mexico and Central America Gallery

From: Mexico (Central America) | Atla

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 66-30-3
Current Location Mexico and Central America Gallery - On Display
Culture Teotihuacan (uncertain)
Provenience Mexico (Central America) | Atla
Culture Area Central American
Date Made 200-900 CE
Section American
Materials Obsidian

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.

Length 27.7 cm
Width 5.8 cm
Thickness 1.3 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Carlo Gay, Teochita, Inc., 1966

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