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Mayan Volcanic Stone Metate - Rare Form
Item Number: 1186589
Mayan Territories, most likely Guatemala, Ca 400 to 800 CE. Very fine and quite attractive ancient stone metate in the form of an abstract zoomorphic creature, with long curved nose and large almond-shaped eyes. Grinding table is rather short and slanted and is supported by three open-work legs. rear legs broken and reattached, else quite excellent. 11-1/2"L x 7-1/4"H x 6"D.