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U991.15.96
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (fragment)
Date (Execution) : 300BC-500
Geographical Origin : Guápiles, Limón, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Pre-Columbian (American)
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Jade
Support / Technique : carved; cut
Object Type : beads (pierced objects)
Visual Description : Tubular medium green jade bead cut in half lengthwise with carved mar-kations possibly relating to the cult of the axe-god. One part only. Hole drilled through one end with a string through it attaching paper with accession number.
Accession # : U991.15.96
Width (cm) : 1.30
Height (cm) : 0.50
Depth (cm) : 4.30
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :