Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Feline head mace

A.D. 300–500

Vesicular Andesite

6.35 x 7.62 cm (2 1/2 x 3 in.)
Gift of Bryce Appleton, B. A. 1965, Marc Appleton, M. ARCH. 1972, Lynnie Appleton, and Lili Appleton in honor of their mother, Ariel Bryce Appleton, and her interest in Costa Rica, its people, and their art
2009.200.47
Culture: 
Costa Rica, Nicoya, Atlantic Watershed
Period: 
Period IV
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2010.pdf (accessed 2012).

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