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Ceremonial knife
Ceremonial knife
Date:
ca. 1200–1500
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Obsidian, Turquoise, Spondylus Shell, Resin
Dimensions:
26 x 7 x 3.2 cm (10 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Mixtec
Accession Number:
2007.97.3
Acquisition Date:
2007-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Lauren and Patrick Hallinan

Knife made of flaked obsidian with inlaid handle in the form of a macaw or parrot head, a military insignia.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”