Coiled Rattlesnake sculpture by Unknown Artist

An aztec Sculpture in hard black stone with red and white veins of a tightly coiled rattlesnake holding a human head in its jaws with low-relief carving representing a human head and other (indecipherable) features.

Details

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
10 cm
Acquired in:
1957
Presented by:
A J Hugh Smith through The Art Fund

Venue details

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Downing Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 3DZ 01223 333516 www.maa.cam.ac.uk

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