Pre-Columbian Zapotec figural urn representing a seated lord holding a trophy head in his lap; feathers, leaves and corn surround his body, while a jaguar head rests atop his large headdress
In one hand he is holding a bowl
Time period: 100 BC - 200 AD
Dimensions: 17 cm high - 14 cm wide
Condition: very good, with usual surface wear and burn marks
Provenance: French collection
A beautifully preserved, detailed example of one of the most famous forms of Monte Alban pottery
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- Figural urn
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear