Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba

Maya Armadillo Cylinder

Maya Armadillo Cylinder


browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1377560

Please refer to our stock # MA1758 when inquiring.
Arte Xibalba
View Seller Profile
P.O. Box 51341
Sarasota, FL 34232
508-454-2850

Guest Book
 $750.00 
A large Maya zoomorphic cylinder from the Tiquisate area of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 7-1/2” high and depicts an armadillo. The head, legs and tail of the animal are hand-modeled onto the chamber, which is tiered to emulate the leathery armor covering the armadillo's body. The front side of the chamber surrounding the animal is enhanced with paint and decorative elements. In excellent condition, with strong mineral deposits.

Similar Items from this seller
Maya Frog Cylinder Maya Cylinder Maya Cylinder