Ceremonial Blade Artist: Unknown

Medium

Knapped mahogany obsidian

Dimensions

1 5/8 × 1/2 × 11 7/8 in. (4.1 × 1.2 × 30.2 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Peter David Joralemon, B.A. 1969, M.Phil. 1974

Accession Number

2020.27.29

Geography
Culture
Period

Protoclassic Period

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Ex-Collection, Meza family collection, acquired in the 1960s, Fernandez Family Collection: by descent from his grandfather, Dr. R. Fernandez MD, Spanish citizen, who was a gastroenterologist and his wife (also an MD), 1940s
Bibliography
  • "Selected Acquisitions," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2020–21), 154, ill
Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

armor, blades, ceremonial objects

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