|Ca. 800 A.D. - Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico, |
A large and museum quality ceramic effigy censor or urn of the male figure standing with massive rectangular badge suspended from the collar, the symmetrical pleasing face with curved nose and outlined eyes; he is laden with an ornamental headdress incorporating the Glyph C as medallion, with plumes rising at the top and back.
Thermoluminiscent Test + Positive from Ciram Laboratories included.
|Location of Origin: Latin America|
|Dimensions: Size: 18 inches (45.7cm) H.|
|Primary Classification: Ancient Art, Antiquities : Pre-Columbian Antiquities|
|Secondary Classification: African Artwork, Ethnographic & Tribal Arts : Other|
|Cp: Similar standing example in the Folk Art Museum, Berlin.|
It has been suggest it is the God Displaying the Mask of the God Cocijo as the Medallion in the Headdress. Another alternative, it may be a seated dignitary wearing the Glyph C medallion. (also cp. www.mayvase.com -- look especially at K6466).
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