Axe Blade Amulet
A power piece – this jade axe blade amulet is strung on a slim stainless steel cable. A typical dios hacha (axe-god) which is an elaborate axe blade with a symbolic personage represented above the blade. In this case, a face, is the anthropomorphic element representing either a chieftain, or shaman who were powerful leaders in these pre-Hispanic societies.
- Size: 1 1/2″ (3.75 cm) amulet length
- Central American jadeite
- 500 BC – 800 AD