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Resin Statuette

Resin Statuette, Museum : Colima Dog

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Hand painted resin figure, delivered in a craft Pixi box with a certificate.

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 Colima Dog 5 cm
3,7 x 5 x 5 cm 146 g

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Resin Statuette, Museum :  Colima Dog © Pixi

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Description

The dog was one of the few animals domesticated by the Central American tribes. It figures in all their mythologies. Its role in Colima culture is uncertain, but it is known that it shared people's daily lives. It may have been fattened and used for food. The vases in the form of dogs were buried in the tombs. it is thought that the dog was to guide the dead on their journey to the lower wordl.

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