Authentic Ancient Mayan Artifacts for Sale

Nice Mayan ceramic stamp in the form of a shaman, from Honduras, c. 400 - 800 AD. Viewed frontally wearing an elaborate headdress, arms at side, handle attached at back. 2 7/8" x 2 1/8" (7.3 x 6.4 cm). Intact with light earthen deposits. Ex Malter Galleries, Encino, CA. #PR2037: $399

Superb Maya stamp from the Sula Valley of Honduras, c. 400 – 800 AD. This choice example is 2-7/8" wide and features a trio of dancing monkeys. In perfect condition with good mineral deposits. Ex-Arte Xibalba, FL; ex-Tribal Treasures Gallery, Tucson, AZ.
Cf. Schmidt 'Maya', page 565. #PR2066: $399


Excellent Maya stamp from the Sula Valley of Honduras, c. 400 – 800 AD. Features a pair of confronted foxes, depicted either dancing or fighting. 2-3/4" wide. In excellent condition with good mineral deposits. Ex-Arte Xibalba, FL; ex-Tribal Treasures Gallery, Tucson, AZ. Cf. Schmidt 'Maya', page 565. #PR2074: $375

Very nice Maya figural ocarina from Honduras, c. 200 - 500 AD. This Early figural example stands on two mammiform legs and depicts an individual adorned with a spiked headdress and ear spools. Excellent sound. H: 3". Pierced for suspension at the rear. Museum deaccession; Ex East Coast collection. #0611294: $299


Ancient Mayan ear spool, c. 600 - 800 AD. Large terracotta ear spool / linear cruciform motif. 39x18 mm. Nice! #271014: $225

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Ancient Mayan, c. 250 - 600 AD. Large dark grey Maya stone blade from Belize. Triangular-shaped blade with nicely sharpened edges, long handle or tang below. L: 7 3/8" (18.7 cm). Intact, light deposits. Ex-Malter Galleries, Encino, CA; ex-Dr. R Beckett private collection, Indiana. Big and impressive! #PR2040: $450


A very attractive Mayan stone nose ornament from Guatemala, c. 250 - 700 AD. Nicely carved in translucent chalcedony, with six indentations around the edge. 2 7/8" x 3 1/4" (7.3 x 8.3 cm). Intact, light deposits. Mounted on a custom stand. Ex Midwest private collection. Nice display piece! #PR2073: $550

Ancient Maya, Post-Classic period, c. 800 – 1200 AD. Large ceramic standing Janus-form Maya figure. Both sides depict a standing individual with incised wide eyes and mouth, deeply detailed hair and headdress. Light mineral deposits and repaired from 2-3 pieces. Acquired at auction from a Boston estate. #PR2071: $350 SOLD

Mayan, c. 400-800 AD. Nice Maya "Poison Bottle" from the Tiquisate area of Guatemala. Decorated with a zigzag band around the waist, nicely burnished with good mineral deposits. Popularly known as "poison bottles," because some are found to contain cinnabar (highly toxic mercury sulfide), but many were in fact used to store snuff or other hallucinogenic substances. Intact with small area of repair to rim. H: 50mm (2"). ex-collection David Walley, Pontotoc, MS, one of the best known dealers in Central American lithics and developer of laser testing technology for artifacts (Archeometry Inc.). #PR2042: $225 SOLD

Mayan, c. 400-800 AD. Nice Maya "Poison Bottle" from the Tiquisate area of Guatemala. Nicely burnished with good mineral deposits. Popularly known as "poison bottles," because some are found to contain cinnabar (highly toxic mercury sulfide), but many were in fact used to store snuff or other hallucinogenic substances. Intact. H: 48 mm (1 7/8"). ex-collection David Walley, Pontotoc, MS, one of the best known dealers in Central American lithics and developer of laser testing technology for artifacts (Archeometry Inc.). #PR2041: $175

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Pre-Classic Maya, c. 1000 BC - 250. Beautiful figure from El Salvador. This highly burnished red ware figure stands on bifurcated feet with hands held to the chest and is wearing a traditional headdress. 3 1/8" tall. Rare type! Ref: Guzman, Museo National de Antropologia, page 32 for another example. Ex East Coast collection. #0611290: $399 SOLD


Fine Maya zoomorphic tripod jar from Guatemala, c. 100 - 500 AD, highly burnished and features two zoomorphic heads protruding from the chamber. Incised wing pattern on each side, likely to create a representation of a pair of fledgling birds in a nest. H: 3 1/2" (8.9 cm). Nice mineral deposits. Ex Lee Tango collection, Cape Coral, Fl. (Ex - Chuck Warren (International Unlimited), Coconut Grove, FL, acquired in the 1970's). #A12334: $350 SOLD

Mayan, c. 400-800 AD. Nice Maya "Poison Bottle" from the Tiquisate area of Guatemala. Nicely burnished with good mineral deposits. Popularly known as "poison bottles," because some are found to contain cinnabar (highly toxic mercury sulfide), but many were in fact used to store snuff or other hallucinogenic substances. Intact. H: 53 mm (2"). ex-collection David Walley, Pontotoc, MS, one of the best known dealers in Central American lithics and developer of laser testing technology for artifacts (Archeometry Inc.). #PR2039: $199 SOLD


Circular Mayan ceramic stamp with a monkey, from Honduras, c. 400 - 800 AD. The outer periphery decorated with a band of lines, handle at back. Dia: 1 3/4" (4.5 cm). Intact and nice! Ex Malter Galleries, Encino, CA. #PR2038: $350 SOLD

Mayan whistle figure from the Copan area of Honduras. In the form of a dwarf depicted with hands held in his lap, wearing fancy headdress and ear ornaments. Stands 65 mm (2 1/2") tall, made from the characteristic buff clay with the typical Early Classic appearance. Good calcification and nice tone. Museum deaccession. #271013: $225 SOLD

Mayan whistle figure from the Copan area of Honduras. In the form of a dwarf depicted with hands held in his lap, wearing fancy headdress and ear ornaments. Stands 56 mm (2 1/4") tall, made from the characteristic buff clay with the typical Early Classic appearance. Good calcification and nice tone. Museum deaccession. #271011: $250 SOLD