Serpent-form Mace Head

Serpent-form Mace Head

AD 1-500
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Costa Rica
mace head
Fashioned from jadeitic albitite, this mace head was formed using a combination of drilling, sawing, carving, and polishing techniques.
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1995.745
. Serpent-form Mace Head. AD 1-500. Fashioned from jadeitic albitite, this mace head was formed using a combination of drilling, sawing, carving, and polishing techniques.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1995.745.
This object is currently on view
Dimensions
height: 3 in, 7.6200 cm; width: 2 7/8 in, 7.3025 cm; depth: 4 1/2 in, 11.4300 cm; height: 5.75 in, 14.6050 cm; width: 3.5 in, 8.8900 cm; depth: 5.625 in, 14.2875 cm
Inscription
"J2909" on inside edge of large hole
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas