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Pre-Columbian Anonymous,
Mace Head, n. d.
7/8 in. x 1 3/8 in. x 1 3/8 in. (2.22 cm x 3.49 cm x 3.49 cm)

Object Type: Tools
Technique: Carving
Period: Pre-Columbian
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 71.1.169

Old number: 2550.3. Part of a lot of 43 Precolumbian items (#96 on the 1971 inventory).

No marks.

Carved rose quartz.

Object Description
Pineapple mace head from Mexico, of carved rose quartz. There are three rows of pointed square pineapple spikes around the outside and a hole through the center. It is less rounded than the other mace heads in the collection.

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