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Axe God Pendant


Caribbean Watershed, Period IV
500 BCE-500 CE
5.72 cm x 3.18 cm x 0.64 cm (2 1/4 in. x 1 1/4 in. x 1/4 in.)
jadeite
PC.B.235

Not on view


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Bibliography
Benson, Elizabeth P. 1963 Handbook of the Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C., p. 35, cat. 181.


Exhibition History
"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, July 1954 to March 1958 and September 1960 to April 1962.


Acquisition History
Purchased from Carlos Balser by Robert Woods Bliss, August 6, 1953.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1953-1962.

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