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Divination Stone (Pulidore)

Artist/Maker: Mezcala (Central Mexico)

Artist/Maker: Guerrero (Pacific Coast, Mexico)

Date: ca. 300 BCE-300 CE
Medium: stone
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. (5.7 x 2.9 x 4.1 cm)
Classification: Art Works
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Marcus J. Zbar
Terms
Object number: 83.0253
DescriptionDivinatory or magical stones were the special property of the shamans. They were placed in graves on the pelvis of the deceased.
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