History MAYAN AZTEC Huastec Life-Death Sculptural wall relief plaque 13" www.Neo-Mfg.com
Size: 13" Tall
This sculpture of a man carrying a human skeleton on his back exemplifies the dualism of life and death that permeates Huastec and Mexica (Aztec) art.
Representing life, the human figure is the Aztec wind god, Ehecatl-Quetzalcoatl, who created humankind and is identifiable by his J-shaped ear pendants.
On display in the Brooklyn Museum
MEDIUM: Sandstone, traces of pigment
Place Found: between San Vicente Tancauyalab & Tamuin, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
DIMENSIONS: 62 3/8 x 26 x 11 1/2 in. (158.4 x 66 x 29.2 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
We offer many custom color finishes like Silver Leaf, Bronze, Bronze with Patina, Aged stone, Pewter, Copper
All finishes are Faux finish, each piece of art is hand made and no two (2) pieces are the same. The color shown by camera and on the digital display may look different in real life. Lighting, surrounding colors, time of day, electronic display etc will change true life colors.r