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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Mexican
Title:Hacha in the shape of a Skull
Date Made:600 - 900 CE
Type:Sculpture
Materials:stone
Place Made:Mexico
Measurements:overall: 7 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.; 19.685 x 6.35 x 14.9225 cm
Narrative Inscription:  unmarked
Accession Number:  SC 1935.9.1
Credit Line:Purchased
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art
1935_9_1.jpg

Currently on view

Description:
stylized head in form of skull topped with a crest

Tags:
mythology; archaeology; deaths

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