Location: On Display in the Mexico and Central America Gallery

From: Mexico (Central America) | Atla

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 66-30-1
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

Wavy blade (3 undulcations on 1 face, 2 1/2 on opposite) very much like a moving snake. Point very slightly damaged; base tapered, rounded. Bifacially worked. Opaque, dense grey-green obsidian. Blade broken and glued in a way which conceals the break.

Length 19 cm
Width 2.7 cm
Thickness 0.9 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Carlo Gay, Teochita, Inc., 1966
Other Number LT 265 - Other Number

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