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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Hacha carved with head

A.D. 600–900

Volcanic rock with traces of red and black pigment

24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.)
The Harold A. Strickland, Jr., Collection
1998.23.17
Geography: 
Veracruz, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Veracruz
Period: 
Late Classic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex. coll. Spencer Throckmorton; ex. coll. Harold A. Strickland, Jr.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1998,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1999): 201.

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