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The ′′ eccentric flints ′′ have been the focus of research among Mayan scholars for decades, unfortunately, most of the elaborate eccentrics are found in museums and private collections due to the brutal looting and predation of these archaeological treasures throughout the Mayan area, by therefore, there is no information about their context and mythological meanings. In addition, most have been washed away and lost a lot of information about their use and covers on their surfaces including paint and wrap. Therefore, most remain so intricately elaborate and enigmatic as to its meaning, iconography and goals. The eccentric were complex depictions of Mayan art.
PROTECTING SACRED SPACE
Rosalila’s Eccentric Chert Cache at Copan
and Eccentrics among the Classic Maya