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Bird-Celt Pendant


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Created from sections of ritual axes (often called celts) imported from southern Mexico or Guatemala, these pendants retain the lower blade portion of the ax. The blade forms the bird’s tail in one example here.

Estos colgantes fueron creados con una sección de hacha ritual e importados del sur de México o de Guatemala. Estos colgantes mantienen en su composición la parte inferior del hacha. Las partes superiores representan figuras aviares o antropomórficas.

Bird-Celt Pendant, Jadeite , Guanacaste-Nicoya

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