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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Prismatic Blade Core

1500 B.C.–A.D. 1521

Obsidan

1 1/8 × 1/2 in. (2.79 × 1.32 cm)
Gift of Dicey Taylor, Ph.D. 1983, and Justin Kerr
2018.45.155
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
or made in Guatemala
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, or Guatemala
Period: 
Early Formative to Late Post Classic
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Ex-Collection: Justin Kerr

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.