1923 Print Maya Mosaic Chichen Itza Yucatan Guatemala Ruin Tapir XGQ3


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.


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