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Object Number:44-6-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Department of Ancash
Pomabamba
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Porphyry
Length: 9.5 cm
Width: 7.5 cm
Thickness: 1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Rafael Haya de la Torre, 1944

Description

Porphyry, polished. Semicircular blade, slightly contracting to flat back (thin lenticular section) with three parallel oval perforations pecked from both faces. These openings served to lash the blade to its haft.

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