From: Peru | Department of Ancash | Pomabamba

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 44-6-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Peru | Department of Ancash | Pomabamba
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Porphyry

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.

Length 9.5 cm
Width 7.5 cm
Thickness 1 cm
Credit Line Gift of Rafael Haya de la Torre, 1944

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