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Lot 0387
**Originally Listed At $300**

Pre-Columbian, Belize, Preclassic Maya Period, ca. 250 BCE to 250 CE. A handsome mottled black and white chert macroblade "dagger" - an item famous from the Maya site of Cuello in northern Belize and found at several archaeological sites throughout southern Mesoamerica and the Caribbean, including at Tikal. Although they are sometimes called "daggers", they are only found in ritual deposits, and their form suggests a ceremonial purpose rather than an actual tool. Size: 2.25" W x 8.9" H (5.7 cm x 22.6 cm)

Provenance: private Pennsylvania, USA collection; ex-New River, Belize

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#144642

Condition

Light deposits on surface. Excellent preservation of form.

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Large Maya Chert Macroblade Dagger - Belize

Estimate $600 - $900Oct 17
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