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Overall: 34.6 x 19.3 cm (13 5/8 x 7 5/8 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1950.161
Named for their unusual shapes, eccentric flints often have intricately silhouetted figures like this. At the forehead of the main profile face is a smoking torch, the insignia of a deity closely linked to rulers and known today as K’awil. Smaller faces appear on three protrusions. Some flints may have served as scepters; they also were buried as offerings beneath buildings and sculptures.
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