An exceptional Moche ceremonial club. One of the hardest items to come by intact
from this region with these outstanding features. The wood handle is probably made
from the Mastodon palm. Parrot feathers surround and trim the lower base of the six
pointed stone head. The maker did not hold back in demonstrating that this club was
made for a very high status individual. The outer mace has been incised with a humanoid
figure. Each point is adorned with an appendage. Under magnification, tiny clear
Pre-Columbian Artifacts for Seasoned and Inspired Collectors Alike
The Mayan civilization area is divided into three defined zones, north to south.
The northern lowlands, the southern lowlands and the highlands. They include present-day
countries of southern Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula, Belize, Guatemala western
Honduras and northern El Salvador.