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Pre-Columbia Veracruz Stone Yoke

Pre-Columbia Veracruz Stone Yoke

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pre 1492: Item # 114988

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A Veracruz stone yoke circa 250-950 AD in characteristic U-form, the thick implement with polished surface except for the outside. A flat top, the sides tapering slightly downwards. The end of each arm is relief- carved with an ornate pattern of complementary bands and scrolling plumage-like motifs. Remains of a red pigment in a speckled grey-light green stone. Minor restoration. Length 15", width 14".On a presentation stand. Provenanace: Southwest College Auction, La Mesa, CA.