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Smoked Clay Tzompantli Bowl - Large


Large, smoked clay bowl, marked by a irrepetible smoke pattern. Detailes painted in gold. Great as a fruit, sweets or cookie bowl, perfect for the Day of the Dead altar. 

Tzompantli ( from the Nahuatl words tzontli (head) and pantli (row, string)) was a term used for the pre-hispanic altars with the rows of skulls (calaveras). In modern day Mexico, the items with skull-like details are frequently used around the Day of the Dead festivities (Día de Muertos). 

Each piece is unique. Made in Oaxaca. 
D 16 cm (6.5”), H 15 cm (6”)