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Lot 0539
Pre-Columbian zoomorphic stone mace head, 700-1000 AD, Nicoya culture, Costa Rica, carved in the form of a stylized owl head, having a cylindrical hole through the center for attachment to a shaft, 2"h x 2"w x 2.25"d. Likely ceremonial rather than practical, these pieces are found in elite burials and may have indicated military or political status.

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Pre-Columbian zoomorphic stone mace head, 2"h

Estimate $300 - $500Oct 20, 2018