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Olmecoid Jade Axe God, Costa Rica, ca 200 BC

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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.