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Mayan Volcanic Stone Metate - Rare Form
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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.
Category Mayan
Material Stone
Dimensions 11-1/2"L x 7-1/4"H x 6"D
Condition Repaired
Provenance Ex-E. Armstrong Collection acquired before 1980.
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