Stone Female Figure Date: 1st–8th century Mexico, Mesoamerica, Guerrero, Balsas River region Culture: Mezcala Medium: Serpentine Dimensions: H. 2 3/8 x W. 1 ½ x D. 1 in. (6.1 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm) > metmuseum.org

Stone Female Figure Date: 1st–8th century Mexico, Mesoamerica, Guerrero, Balsas River region Culture: Mezcala Medium: Serpentine Dimensions: H. 2 3/8 x W. 1 ½ x D. 1 in. (6.1 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm) > metmuseum.org

Astrolabe (by Kotomi_)

Astrolabe (by Kotomi_)

MEZCALA  FIGURE .

MEZCALA FIGURE .

mezcala sculpture - Yahoo Image Search Results

mezcala sculpture - Yahoo Image Search Results

Mezcala M-6 Type Stone Axe God

Mezcala M-6 Type Stone Axe God

mezcala stone figures - Google Search

mezcala stone figures - Google Search

Mezcala Stone Idol. Guerrero, situated in the south of Mexico comes from the Spanish word “warrior”. Existence of the first humans in this area date back to approx. 20,000 years ago. There is some belief that the Olmecs were the first civilization that moved to this area and had a profound influence on the Mezcala. They developed a unique stone-centered art style, based on the use of an ax used for hafting. Location: Guerrero State, Mexico | Circa Date: 300 BC. See more at londoncoin.com

Mezcala Stone Idol. Guerrero, situated in the south of Mexico comes from the Spanish word “warrior”. Existence of the first humans in this area date back to approx. 20,000 years ago. There is some belief that the Olmecs were the first civilization that moved to this area and had a profound influence on the Mezcala. They developed a unique stone-centered art style, based on the use of an ax used for hafting. Location: Guerrero State, Mexico | Circa Date: 300 BC. See more at londoncoin.com

PERSONNAGE ACCROUPI  CULTURE CHONTAL  ETAT DE GUERRERO, MEXIQUE  PRÉCLASSIQUE RÉCENT, 300-100 AV. J.-C.  CHONTAL STONE CROUCHING FIGURE, GUERRERO, MEXICO

PERSONNAGE ACCROUPI CULTURE CHONTAL ETAT DE GUERRERO, MEXIQUE PRÉCLASSIQUE RÉCENT, 300-100 AV. J.-C. CHONTAL STONE CROUCHING FIGURE, GUERRERO, MEXICO

MEZCALA STONE SCULPTURE OF A SEATED MAN. Guerrero, Mexico. 300 BC to 300 AD. 27.3 x 12.7 x 16.5 cm.

MEZCALA STONE SCULPTURE OF A SEATED MAN. Guerrero, Mexico. 300 BC to 300 AD. 27.3 x 12.7 x 16.5 cm.

A pre-Columbian art style and lapidary tradition first identified by Miguel Covarrubias in th 1940’s, the Mezcala Lapidary style is characterized by small, geometrically shaped objects. These small objects are usually composed symetrically and skillfully executed in an opposition of volumes and planes. Such objects were produced  in the north central area of Guerrero.

A pre-Columbian art style and lapidary tradition first identified by Miguel Covarrubias in th 1940’s, the Mezcala Lapidary style is characterized by small, geometrically shaped objects. These small objects are usually composed symetrically and skillfully executed in an opposition of volumes and planes. Such objects were produced in the north central area of Guerrero.

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