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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Blade

A.D. 100–1500

Obsidian

15.6 × 3.9 × 1.2 cm (6 1/8 × 1 9/16 × 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Valerian Lada-Mocarski
1972.91.3
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, possibly Maya
Period: 
Early Classic to Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1972,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 34, no. 2 (June 1973): 69.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 125, 277, no. 272, fig. 126.

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