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Hand-Carved Cedar Wood Mayan Sculpture from Guatemala, "Mayan Goddess"

Wearing only a belt, necklace, and bracelets, this Mayan goddess is realized... more

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Wearing only a belt, necklace, and bracelets, this Mayan goddess is realized with striking detail in cedar wood. Nicolas Chavez Sojuel explores Guatemala's Mayan roots, working with local artisans to hand-carve this sculpture. According to Sojuel, this sculpture reflects the story of the God of Maize's resurrection. According to the story, there exist nude goddesses in the Mayan underworld, Xibalbá, who tend to the god and dress him in preparation for his resurrection. One of these goddesses is portrayed in this sculpture.

  • 1.28 kgs
  • 2.8 lbs
  • 34 cm H x 17.8 cm W x 12.4 cm D
  • 13.5" H x 7" W x 4.9" D

  • Cedar wood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central America
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Cedar sculpture, Mayan Goddess

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Nicolas Chavez Sojuel

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Nicolas Chavez Sojuel

Hand-carved wood sculpures

Central America

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