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Art of the Ancient Americas
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Artist: Unknown

Hacha in the Shape of a Jaguar Head

A.D. 600–900

Volcanic stone with pigment

24.5 × 15 cm (9 5/8 × 5 7/8 in.)
Gift of Peggy and Richard Danziger, LL.B. 1963
1986.134.6
Geography: 
Made in Veracruz, Mexico
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Mexico, Veracruz
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Bibliography: 

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 315, ill.

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