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Ear Spool (uncertain)

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Object Number:60-14-190
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Veracruz (Mexico)
Cerro de las Mesas
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Bone (uncertain)
Technique:Burned
Polished
Incised
Width: 2.15 cm
Thickness: 0.2 cm
Outside Diameter:1.6 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1960

Description

Cylindrical Earspools? (3) - Made of burned and polished bone? All are biconical in profile with a decrease in diameter around the center. All are hollow. -189 and -191 are alike. Around the circumference on one edge are incised lines. Has 2 panels of incised cross hatched pattern on one side.

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