Jade Axe God, Costa Rican, ca 100 AD
A perfectly executed "Olmecoid" jade Axe God with lolling forked tongue, triangular nose and deeply carved eyes and mouth. His arms are folded into his chest. Beautiful hidden profile images and upside down imagery. Prehistoric string saw tool signatures on the reverse. Carved from translucent green jade. 3 7/8" x 1 5/8".