Three-spoked Eccentric Flint Maker: Unknown

Medium

Chipped flint in three spoke design

Dimensions

1 3/16 × 7 5/8 in. (3 × 19.3 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of the Olsen Foundation

Accession Number

1958.15.18.c

Geography
Culture
Period

Late Classic Period

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1958 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • Harry F. Shafer and Thomas R. Hester, Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encyclopedia, eds. Susan T. Evans and Daniel L. Webster (New York: Garland Publishing, 2001), 135–137
  • George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 132, 282, no. 292, Photograph of object does not match the object number (1958.15.18.o is erroneously given this number)
  • David M. Pendergast, Excavations at Altun Ha, Belize, 1964–70 (Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1982),
  • William R. Coe, Piedras Negras Archaeology: Artifacts, Caches, and Burials (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1959),
  • Edwin Shook and Alfred V. Kidder, Mound E-III-3, Kaminaljuyu, Guatemala (Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1952),
  • Edward H. Thompson, "The High Priest's Grave, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico," Anthropological Series, Field Museum of Natural History 27, no. 412 (1938),
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Additional information

Object/Work type

armor, ceremonial objects, flint

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