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U991.15.63
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Celt)
Date (Execution) : 100-500
Geographical Origin : Diquis Delta, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Diquis
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Basalt
Support / Technique : Ground; Polished
Object Type : celts (cutting tools)
Visual Description : Hexagonal celt has a pointed poll and a curved blade. Side edges are sharp, the curving blade meets the side edges at an angle. The speci- men has a slight indentation (deepening) on one side near the blade & between the two hexagonal ridges.
Accession # : U991.15.63
Width (cm) : 4.30
Height (cm) : 2.00
Depth (cm) : 10.90
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :