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Hand Crafted Jade Zapotec Archaeological Replica Mask

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Hand Crafted Jade Zapotec Archaeological Replica Mask

By Ruben and Gilda Perez this beautiful mask depicts a bat considered a rain god by both the Aztec and Maya cultures. During the dry season masks such as this were used as a means of communication between humans and the deity in a request for rain. The artisans work in jade and stucco painstakingly crafting a replica of a Mexican archaeological piece found in the Zapotec site of Monte Alban Oaxaca. These replicas can take some seven days to complete. It arrives withn the Zapotec site of Monte Alban Oaxaca. These replicas can take some seven days to complete. It arrives with a brass and pinewood display stand and can also be displayed on the wall. read more

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