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Aztec Fertility Goddess Ceramic Replica Sculpture, "Mayahuel Fertility Goddess"

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"Mayahuel was said to have over 400 breasts, that's why the Mexica gods... more

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"Mayahuel was said to have over 400 breasts, that's why the Mexica gods transformed her into a maguey plant. She is usually portrayed with full breasts and opened legs, as if giving birth," say artisans from the Angel Cerón Artisan Association as they explain the rich symbolism of this ceramic sculpture. A piece inspired by the Laud Codex (1325-1521), this sculpture portrays Mayahuel as a mother as well as goddess of fertility who fed her children with the fermented juice of the maguey - known as pulque.

  • 2.08 kgs
  • 4.6 lbs
  • 34.5 cm H x 35.5 cm W x 11 cm D
  • 13.5" H x 14" W x 4.3" D

  • Ceramic
  • All natural dyes
  • Signed by the artist
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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197

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03/29/2021

"Aztec Goddess Scuplture"

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Gorgeous Aztec sculpture. The colors and detail are magnificent. Arrived quickly and in perfect condition. Thanks.

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  • Aztec Art exhibition

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Mayahuel Fertility Goddess, Aztec Fertility Goddess Ceramic Replica Sculpture

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05/17/2021

"Fantastic Piece"

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This is as nice as it looks online. It is very well done and looks as if it had been made in Classic culture times.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: Christmas

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05/15/2021

"Ancient Dogs"

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I bought three of these Aztec dog statues. All very good quality and I love them. My guests have always made wonderful comments. The little ones I have in my living room in different locations. My favorite is a larger dog laying on its belly s which is on my glass table in my covered patio.

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Tim

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05/09/2021

"Very disappointed in this catrina"

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I ordered this catrina for my wife for Mother s Day and when she opened it the figurine wasn t even complete. The face, arms, hands and flowers were not even painted. They were in black primer or the ceramic material. Not sure which. This was very disappointing. Obviously this was not an oversight. The product was shipped half finished in order to meet the Mother s Day delivery deadline. My wife was very disappointed as well. What we received looks nothing like what I ordered. I have ordered from Novica in the past but no longer will purchase from them.

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03/29/2021

"Mayan Artifact Reproduction"

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Spectacular Mayan sculpture. The colors are fantastic. Arrived quickly and in perfect condition. Thanks.

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  • Mayan art exhibition

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03/29/2021

"Mayan Artifact Reproduction"

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This is an extraordinary sculpture. Arrived quickly and in perfect condition.

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Maya Birdman from Palenque, Maya Archaeology Replica Palenque Birdman Ceramic Sculpture

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Angel Ceron has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2700 and the most recent for $2850.

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