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Object Number:54-36-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Veracruz (Mexico)
Tres Zapotes
Culture Area: Central America
Materials:Limestone (uncertain)
Height: 18.5
Width: 19
Depth: 5
Credit Line:Purchased from Charles Morley, 1954


Stone Ceremonial "Hacha" - Ceremonial carved object; whitish ston (probably limestone); thin, profile human face of type known as a "hacha"; low relief carving on both faces; slightly weathered. Some black inclusions in stone. Convex nose; deeply incised eye, scroll at corner of upper lip, plain headdress, large ornament in place of ear; no suspension hole.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

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