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Maya Cedar Wood Replica Sculpture of the Palenque Bird Man, "Maya Bird Man from Palenque"

byNicolas Chavez Sojuel: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (3)
Seated with legs crossed, a Maya bird man gestures with his hands as he speaks.... more

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Seated with legs crossed, a Maya bird man gestures with his hands as he speaks. Nicolas Chavez Sojuel works in fragrant cedar wood to depict an image from the archaeological site of Palenque. Dating from the 8th century, the beautiful necropolis was the westernmost point in the ancient Maya empire. The original bird man was sculpted of terracotta and painted in shades of blue. It was discovered in Tomb One and is on display in the site museum.

The headdress is detachable for shipping.

  • 0.82 kgs
  • 1.8 lbs
  • 31.5 cm H x 18.5 cm W x 15 cm D
  • 12.5" H x 7.25" W x 6" D

  • Cedar wood
  • Some assembly required
  • Signed by the artist
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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3

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12/30/2019

"Master Piece on Wood"

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Great sculpture!! Extremely happy with the order Mr. Chavez is a wood master. Highly recommend his job! Obra Maestra en Madera Es una escultura grandiosa!! Muy satisfecho con la orden. El se?or Chavez es un maestro del trabajo en madera. Recomiendo su trabajo con mucho entusiasmo!

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04/15/2017

"Astonishing wood sculpture"

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I own two of his crafted pieces and the details are absolutely breathtaking. A master of cultural wood carving.

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From Charlottesville, VA, USA

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02/28/2017

"Astonishing archeological replicas in wood"

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The love and care that goes into this wooden pieces needs to be seen to be believed. The details are astonishing and the pieces family heirlooms. One of the finest NOVICA artisans.

Tags By Dr. Rajesh Balkrishnan

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