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Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Macehead)
Date (Execution) : 300-500
Geographical Origin : Atlantic Watershed or North Pacific, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Pre-Columbian (American)
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Jadeite
Support / Technique : Carved
Object Type : mace heads (weapons)
Visual Description : Jadeite tool or work of art meant to be mounted on a staff, therefore,the artifact has a cylindrical hollow through one half. The other halfof the greenish macehead is carved in the shape of an alligator (or feline) head with its mouth open.
Accession # : U991.15.13
Width (cm) : 4.80
Height (cm) : 4.50
Depth (cm) : 7.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :