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    Two Mezcala Idols

    Mezcala
    C. 400 BC-200 AD
    Hard Gray Stone
    4¾" and 6 1/8" Tall

    The idols are both string cut axe form images showing standing human figures. The two examples are similarly created, each with wide separations of the legs, grooved lines for the arms, a thick space for the neck, the face with a ground contouring showing a recessed eye area, and groove for the mouth. The two images are in smooth gray stones and intact, excellent conditions and retain their strong original encrustations on the surface, as archaeologically excavated.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
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