DescriptionHuastec Deity Jar
C. 600-900 AD
Pottery with Paint
The ovoid bodied vessel has two large suspension loops, the neck decorated with small ears, bulging eyes, and an upturned bat-like nose. Across the body are elements painted in brown showing a shell pendant suspended at the neck, bat-like wings, and with dots and sun glyphs on the back. Jar is heavily encrusted on the interior surface, only lightly cleaned on the outside, and intact, solid condition.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.
Condition report available upon request.
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