Blue Green Jade Axe God, Costa Rica, ca 200 BC
A beautiful and early Costa Rican "Olmecoid" Axe God of green jade. The deity is wearing a serpent headdress and has a triangular nose with deeply set eyes, open mouth and scrolling tongue. His arms are folded into his chest. Great upside imagery and hidden figures in profile. 5 5/8" height x 1 3/8" width.