CAZGM-26157

AZOMALLI MONOCROMATIC GREEN TEPARI LARGE 12.5" X 5"

$224.00
ITEM ID CAZGM-26157
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A design inspired in A Vision of a Mystical World, a Huichol work created on wood using beads by shaman artist Santos Motoaopohua de la Torre-Santiago. His work is a part of the Zacatecan Museum’s Collection funded by the Government of the State of Zacatecas. TEPARI means TATEWARI’s (Grandfather Fire’s) Sacred Disc. TATEWARI was the first shaman who led the pilgrimage to “Wirikuta” in Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosí. The disc is a stone disc covering hollow areas on the floor in ceremonial temples. It symbolizes the earth’s crust where the underground represents the underworld and the surface reflects heaven. In its center the disc depicts peyote cacti, snakes and Tatewari’s burning fire. The passing of time is represented using images of deer, an eagle and the sun among other elements.


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