Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba

Zapotec Deity Urn

Zapotec Deity Urn

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1380346

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A fine Zapotec figural urn from Mexico, ca. 100 – 500 AD. It is 7-3/4” high, 6-1/4” wide and depicts the God with the Headdress Composed of the Upper Jaw of the Serpent. The deity is posed seated, with hands resting on the knees and is wearing a long ceremonial bib. The figure is further adorned with ear spools and bracelets. Intact, with pigment remnants and strong mineral deposits.

Cf. Boos “Ceramic Sculptures of Ancient Oaxaca”, page 95.

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