Aztec Rock Crystal Skull, 15th Century
$ 15000 - 20000 USD
An rare, original Aztec ceremonial skull circa 1400 AD to 1600 AD, carved from natural rock crystal.
Dimensions: 5.25″ (13.3cm) H x 4″ (10.2cm) W x 6″ (15.2cm) D
The Aztec are remembered for their grand temple complex ruins, for their intricate calendar system, and for the very few examples of their art that survive today. Aztec craftsmen were highly adept at working with stone, and this cystal skull is a perfect example of such with a bold, powerful profile and an intricately carved details.