Maya Altar Bookend

Maya Altar  Bookend
Maya Altar Bookend
Item# JPT-12285
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Maya Altar Bookend

Inspired by a limestone carving from Piedras Negras, Guatemala, ca. A.D. 790, this reproduction of Altar 4 is one of four with symbols of rain and clouds. This likely represents one of the four "chacs", the serpent spirits that bring rain and wind from the four directions. The modern Maya still offer food and drink to the four "chacs" at planting time.

Extremely interesting replica. Comes with information.

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Size: 8" H X 5.5" W X 4"D, weights 9 lbs.