Vulture Axe Pendant

Costa Rican, 100 - 500 A.D.

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Costa Rican, 100 - 500 A.D.

Jade, Length: 4 3/4 inches

Carved of a beautiful blue green jade, this pendant has the form of an axe with a vulture on the top. Pierced for suspension, it is thought to represent the vulture god. This is a typical form for Costa Rican jade pendants, also done with human form terminals or of a simple celt form.

Inventory #00110