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U991.15.102
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Avian Macehead)
Date (Execution) : 100-500
Geographical Origin : Guápiles, Limón, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Pre-Columbian (American)
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Granitic
Support / Technique : Carved
Object Type : mace heads (weapons)
Visual Description : Ceremonial macehead shows a stylized avian form with an open bill. Tail is pointed and wings are indicated as a raised section which is decorated by three vertical and three horizontal incisions which meet at sharp angles.
Accession # : U991.15.102
Width (cm) : 4.20
Height (cm) : 4.50
Depth (cm) : 11.20
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :