Ear Spool (uncertain)


From: Mexico (Central America) | Veracruz (Mexico) | Cerro de las Mesas

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 60-14-190
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mexico (Central America) | Veracruz (Mexico) | Cerro de las Mesas
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Bone (uncertain)
Technique Burned | Polished | Incised

Cylindrical Earspools? (3) - Made of burned and polished bone? All are biconical in profile with a decrease in diameter around the center. All are hollow. -189 and -191 are alike. Around the circumference on one edge are incised lines. Has 2 panels of incised cross hatched pattern on one side.

Width 2.15 cm
Thickness 0.2 cm
Outside Diameter 1.6 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase, 1960

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