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Guanacaste-Nicoya Mace Head in the Form of a Bat Head, ca. 1 AD to 500 AD

Terracotta
4 × 7 in
10.2 × 17.8 cm
$18,000
location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
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Barakat Gallery
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, +3 more
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The most feared and revered beast in Mesoamerica, the jaguar played a prominent religious role. …

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The most feared and revered beast in Mesoamerica, the jaguar played a prominent religious role. Jaguars were important shaman creatures and in states of ritual transformation, humans changed themselves into jaguars from at least Olmec times onward. The shaman importance of animal transformation and animal spirits in …

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The most feared and revered beast in Mesoamerica, the jaguar played a prominent religious role. …

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The most feared and revered beast in Mesoamerica, the jaguar played a prominent religious role. Jaguars were important shaman creatures and in states of ritual transformation, humans changed themselves into jaguars from at least Olmec times onward. The shaman importance of animal transformation and animal spirits in …

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Guanacaste-Nicoya Mace Head in the Form of a Bat Head, ca. 1 AD to 500 AD

Terracotta
4 × 7 in
10.2 × 17.8 cm
$18,000
location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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