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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Eccentric flint in cross shape

A.D. 500–900

Flint

14.2 × 13 × 2 cm (5 9/16 × 5 1/8 × 13/16 in.)
Gift of Fred Olsen
1974.36.3
Geography: 
Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Maya
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Bibliography: 

Christopher Sells, “A Portrait by Jean-Baptiste Regnault,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 35, no. 3 (Fall 1975): 58.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 127, 283, no. 274, fig. 137.

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