Presented is a skillfully carved volcanic basalt stone head with almond shaped eyes, wide nose, small lips and delineated ears. This Pre-Columbian stone head represents a trophy head taken in battle as a symbol of human sacrifice in ancient Costa Rican times.

Origin:  Costa Rica, Atantic Watershead side
Time Period:  500 A.D.
Provenance:  From Dewey-Price Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Materials:  Volcanic stone with a reddish brown surface on custom base
Dimensions: 4 1/2 in. high x 3 3/4 in. wide
Condition:  Appears in fine condition with some abrasions
Inventory # PC1001
Price: $ 525
Shipping: Included within continental United States. International shipping, please contact us for rates.

 

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