Mayan Stone Head Hacha, Pacific Slope Region,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550-950
height 10 1/2in (26.7cm)
of slender section, the human head with arched nose, open mouth and with a bird motif on each cheek, wearing a large openwork bird-form hat with bi-funnel piercing; in mottled speckled green stone.
Private Collection, California, prior to 1970
Ron Messick, Santa Fe, NM
Private Collection, California