1923 Print Maya Mosaic Chichen Itza Yucatan Guatemala Ruin Tapir XGQ3

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This is an original 1923 halftone print of Mayan architecture from Chichén Itzà in Yucatan. The blocks are arranged in such a way that they create a series of masks of the rain-god. The rain-god has a snout-like nose that resembles a tapir, which in mythology, is identified with lightning.

CONDITION

This 88+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Small wrinkle - top center. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.75 x 8 inches; 17 x 20 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: masterpiece, archaeology, archeology, rain god, Mayan, builder, Toltec, masks, mythology, lighting

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