Snuff spoon

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Culture/People
probably Olmec (archaeological culture) (attributed)
MAI agent
George Gustav Heye (GGH), Non-Indian, 1874-1957
Object Name
Snuff spoon
Media/Materials
Jadeite
Techniques
Carved, ground, drilled
Dimensions
14 x 3 cm
Object Type
Pipes and Smoking
Place
Oaxaca State; Mexico
Date created
2000–850 BC (Early Formative period)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by George Heye from an unknown source in Mexico in 1910.
Catalog Number
2/6664
Barcode
026664.000
See related items
Olmec (archaeological culture)
Pipes and Smoking
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Mesoamerica & Circum Caribbean
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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