12 November 2004
A MEZCALA STONE RITUAL OBJECT
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
In the form of a stylized scepter with tapering shaft, banded collar and segmented finial; in olive green andesite.
Height 3 1/2 in. (8.5 cm.)
Carlo Gay Collection
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