Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Colima, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. This is a pair of two Colima artifacts from the West Mexican shaft tomb tradition. One is a stamp used for rolling out body paint for ceremonies; the other is a zoomorphic axe head. Size of largest: 3-1/4" L x 2" W x 1" H (8.3 cm x 5 cm x 2.5 cm).
Condition: Both pieces are intact with no sign of repair.
Provenance: Ex-private Houston, TX collection acquired at auction or local gallery between 1982 and 1994.
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