Archaeological Masks(90 items)
Welcome to the Archaeological Mask Collection at NOVICA.
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perhaps the best of the Mayan masks
This is perhaps the best of the Mayan masks of this type. Its a great size. The figure almost looks like he is sleeping. Im very happy to have it.
Angel Ceron Artisan Association Ceramic replicas and figurines
"Now that I'm retired, I can dedicate my time to my great passion – representing my pre-Hispanic cultural heritage."
"I've been working hand-in-hand with NOVICA since 2003. It was my nephew, Eduardo Escamilla, who suggested I work with NOVICA, and I found the project to be spectacular. As you may know, I'm an engineer by profession but I feel an overwhelming passion for our... read more
Popular Archaeological Masks
Inca Bronze and Copper Mask, "Inca Warrior"$84.99
A mask of expressive features, its adornments recall the glory of the Inca Empire. Angel Franco crafts the Inca soldier mask by hand with copper and bronze featuring feathers on the head, and Inti, the Sun God, on the forehead and chin. Smaller Andean masks surround the face in a design adapted from original representations.
Collectible Ceramic Mask from Central America, "Maya Glyphs"$67.99
With eyes closed, a man seems to sleep peacefully. Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza works in ceramic to create a replica of the funeral masks used by the ancient Maya. Hieroglyphs painted by hand tell the story of the fallen personage, usually with numbers to indicate dates. Modern artisans utilize the same materials and techniques as in pre-Hispanic times, achieving the red, yellow and orange colors from annatto seeds.
Hand Made Archaeological Bronze Copper Mask, "Chavin Personage"$54.99
Angel Franco works in the style of the Chavin people, the oldest civilization of Peru dating from around 400 B.C. Heralded for their knowledge of metallurgy and textiles, their art expressed religious undertones. The artisan depicts a Chavin mask with their traditional animal iconography.
Artisan Crafted Archaeological Masks from Peru (Set of 2), "Inca Offering"$39.99
Traditionally worn for sacrificial rites, these Inca masks were considered as amulets to communicate with the (gods) and ask for their favor. Jaime Zapata handcrafts the masks from a combination of papier-maché and plaster of Paris; the masks are adorned with jute headdresses.