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Chavin Stone Mace Head - Discoid Form

Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, Chavin, ca. 900 to 500 BCE. A large discoid mace head, hand-carved from a creamy beige stone, with a central socketing hole, a wide body, and flared edges on the top and bottom rims. This mace head would have been mounted atop a slender wooden pole and used in battle, though this example does not show signs of such combative involvement. Custom 3D-printed display stand included. Size: 3.625" W x 2.375" H (9.2 cm x 6 cm); 4" H (10.2 cm) on included custom stand.

Condition: Surface wear and abrasions commensurate with age, small chips to midsection, top, and bottom rims, and some surface staining. Light earthen deposits throughout.

Provenance: ex-private Sneed collection, Florida, USA

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