Overall: 6.7 x 3 x 8.2 cm (2 5/8 x 1 3/16 x 3 1/4 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1954.594
These finials probably fit over the ends of wooden staffs, emblems of rank. Unique to the Sinú area are finials with an image, often a bird, at a right angle to the base. This orientation suggests that the finials served as the finger grips of ceremonial spear throwers.
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