Avian Axe-God Pendant, between 100 and 500

  • Costa Rican, Precolumbian

Jade

  • Framed: Overall: 5 1/8 × 1 × 7/8 inches (13 × 2.5 × 2.2 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Poplack

1993.136

On View

  • Native American S131

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Pre-columbian
  • Religion
  • Jade
  • Ax (tool)
  • Ax (weapon)
  • Pendant (jewelry)
  • Costa rica
  • Bird
  • God

Provenance

1994-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Costa Rican, Precolumbian, Avian Axe-God Pendant, between 100 and 500, jade. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Poplack, 1993.136.