Lot 0210

Valdivian Stone Axe Head

Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, Valdivia culture, ca. 3500 to 1800 BCE. A very fine stone celt or axe head that is comprised of a straight handle side and slightly flared corners with a convex body that tapers to a rounded cutting edge. The stone is a smooth, dark-gray color tinged with a hint of green. This celt was formed by pecking and grinding until... more