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Axe God Pendant

Guanacaste-Nicoya, Period IV
500 BCE-500 CE
9.31 x 4.45 x 1.35 cm (3 11/16 x 1 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Not on view


Bliss, Robert Woods 1957 Pre-Columbian Art: The Robert Woods Bliss Collection. Text and Critical Analyses by S. K. Lothrop, Joy Mahler and William F. Foshag. Phaidon, New York. p. 262, cat. 165, pl. XCIV.

Exhibition History
"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, July 1954 to July 1962.

Acquisition History
Purchased by Robert Woods Bliss, before 1954.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1952-1962.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.