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Pre-Hispanic Mictlantecuhtli Ceramic Ocarina Flute, "Lord of the Underworld"

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Mictlantecuhtli is seen as the skull of a very old man. Represented as a... more

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Mictlantecuhtli is seen as the skull of a very old man. Represented as a skeleton, the Lord of the Dead is revered throughout most of Mexico's pre-Hispanic cultures as one of the most powerful deities. He was considered the king of the underworld realm of Mictlán. Working in terracotta, Rita Sandoval crafts an ocarina flute in the shape the frightening figure. These whistle-like flutes are thought to have been used in pre-Hispanic ceremonies.

  • 0.26 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 10 cm H x 8.5 cm W x 12 cm D
  • 3.9" H x 3.3" W x 4.7" D

  • Ceramic
  • Not a toy. Not intended for use by children age 12 or under.
  • Instrument Rating: Beginner quality, intended for casual use
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Features an aged antique finish
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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05/02/2021

"Nicely done"

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Mask doesnt quite pop the way I expected it to - it looks relatively flat. But its still a fine piece of work and certainly an unusual item to include in a display.

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03/20/2021

"Stunning!"

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Beautiful, luminous, cobalt blue color! Looks awesome hanging on our covered patio wall. My wife loved her gift!

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  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: OTHER

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11/10/2020

"BEAUTIFUL"

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She very quickly became one of my favorite thing in the house. She s on a shelf next to my bed and every night I tell her goodnight. The detail is impeccable. Definitely 100%+++++ the money I spent. Especially considering she was created in Mexico makes her even more special. Beautiful. Beautiful. BEAUTIFUL.

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Ceramic ocarina, Lord of the Underworld

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Rita Sandoval

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