Aztec calendar Malachite (1) - Composite

Description
Aztec calendar Malachite (1) - Composite
Mexico - Second half 20th century

The Mayan Aztec calendar was used by the Aztecs and pre-Columbian peoples of central Mexico.
The calendar contains a 65-day count for the Xiuhpohualli year and a 260-day count for the rituals, along a 52-year calendar.
In the middle of the stone is the god Tonatiuh.
This calendar is also called sunstone.
Colour: green
Material: malachite
Size: 28.5 cm in diameter and 1.5 - 2 cm thick
Weight: 1.5 kg

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Aztec calendar Malachite
Material
Composite
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
Mexico
Condition
As new - unused
Dimensions
29×2×29 cm
Weight
1500 g
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