Axe head/Votive axe

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Culture/People
probably Lima Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Seller
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Object Name
Axe head/Votive axe
Media/Materials
Bronze
Techniques
Cast
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Between Lima and Canta; Pueblo Viejo; Lima and Canta; Lima Region; Peru
Date created
AD 1200-1400
Collection History
Collected or purchased from local residents by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill (1871-1954, explorer, author, and MAI field collector) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from Hyatt Verrill in 1928.
Catalog Number
15/9418
Barcode
159418.000
See related items
Lima Tradition (archaeological culture)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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