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 Cerro de las Mesas Expedition, F.G. Rainey and M.W. Stirling, 1960

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