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Celt

Artist/Maker: Artist Unknown (Artist Unknown)

Date: ca. 600-900
Medium: jade
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 3/4 × 1 × 5/8 in. (17.1 × 2.5 × 1.6 cm)
Classification: Tools and Equipment
Credit Line: Gift of Drs. Ann and Robert Walzer
Object number: 2012.18.6
DescriptionCarved deep green jade celt of enigmatic form. One end is modeled as a female figure, while the other end is a male figure. The indent is embellished, possibly for shell inlay. The celt is drilled for suspension.
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