Axe head/Votive axe

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Culture/People
probably Chimú (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Leon Buki, Non-Indian
Seller
Leon Buki, Non-Indian
Object Name
Axe head/Votive axe
Media/Materials
Bronze
Techniques
Cast
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Chan Chan; Trujillo Province; La Libertad Region; Peru
Date created
AD 1200-1500
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from art and antiquities dealer Leon Buki in 1970.
Catalog Number
24/3540
Barcode
243540.000
See related items
Chimú (archaeological culture)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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