Oaxacan Wood Carving: Aztec God Ruler of the Underworld

Extraordinary Mictlantecuhtli Aztec god skeleton wood carving. Mictlantecutli was the ruler of Mictlan, the underworld, and was thought to take care of the dead. This figure is spectacular. A very demanding and difficult piece to create. Carved from a single block of wood,

Origin: Oaxaca 
Dimensions: 13.5''Tall 4''Deep 4''Wide