Ceramic/Clay/Pottery Double Headed Dog Pot/Jar Figurine Xoloitzcuintli Décor

$ 48.99
  • Wonderful Collectible Xolo, Aztec Hairless Dog.
  • Measurements:
  • Height- 4 3/4"
  • Width- `4 1/2"
  • The Xoloitzcuintli or "Xolo" is a hairless dog from Mesoamerica.  Archaeological evidence has been found in the tombs of the Colima, Mayan, Toltec, Zapotec, and Aztec Indians dating the breed to over 3500 years ago. 
  • Xolos were considered sacred dogs by the Aztecs, Toltecs, Maya, and other groups. They were also useful companion animals. According to Aztec mythology, the God Xolotl made the Xoloitzcuintli from a sliver of the Bone of Life from which all mankind was made.
  • Lovely for any collector.

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