Olmec Jade Pectoral Pendant for Divine Power & Authority

15263. Olmec Jade Pectoral Pendant for Divine Power & Authority

Ca. 1150 to 550 BC.

An heirloom stone with beautiful color, quadrilateral shape with shallow depression and incised emblem within a linear outline. This torch-like emblem incised on the face of the pallette is a symbol of divine power and authority which establishes the wearer's connection with the deities of the supernatural world. Double conical piercing for suspension. A high status item for a ranking member of society. Intact. High polish. Size: 3-3/8 in L. Rare. Ex California coll., acquired by descent.

$4,000


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