Eccentric flint carved with a multitude of faces. Some wear on their foreheads the double volute of the
pictogram of fire and smoke, symbolizing the "god K" K’awiil, divinity of political power.
These sculpted flint or obsidian objects are real technical feats of strength. The narrower base suggests that this type of object was fitted or fixed on a wooden support thus forming scepters.
Completely devoid of practical use, they probably had a votive purpose linked to the inauguration rituals of constructions, although their exact function remains to this day still enigmatic. The eccentrics were mostly discovered in caches associated with steles or in foundation deposits.
Classic Maya, AD 600-800