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Central American Mayan Obsidian Curved Sacrificial Knife

Antiquities - South America


LOT 659

Estimate
GBP (£) 160 - 240
EUR (€) 180 - 270
USD ($) 220 - 340
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £391

CENTRAL AMERICAN MAYAN OBSIDIAN CURVED SACRIFICIAL KNIFE

Circa 700-900 AD. A knapped bifacial blade in black obsidian, of triangular section and gentle double-curved plan. 85 grams, 179 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition, complete. Very rare.

Provenance
Ex Johnstone collection, formed in the 1930's.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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