A symmetric Mezcala anthropomorphic Axe God figure. Type M-8. Carved from gray Metadiorite
stone. Incised features and details indicated by grooving. A fine and very attractive
semi- abstract piece. Sediment deposits throughout as found. Guerrero, Mexico. Ca
700 B.C. - 650 A.D. Measures: H. 7.625”/19.37 cm.
Provenance: J Backhaus collection, Menomonie, WI
Ref: Mezcala. Ancient Stone Sculpture from Guerrero Mexico - Carlos Gay - Frances