Virtual Lacandon exhibition


This online exhibition is the largest Lacandon collection worldwide that can be watched online.

The online collection highlights the material culture of the Lacandones of Chiapas, Mexico. More general information about the Lacandon culture can be found on the other Mayaweb pages. The collection includes an array of objects not only of cultural, historical and aesthetic interest, but also of spiritual significance. Through this collection, the living environment and mentality of the Lacandon culture is sketched. 

You can find several links in the list below. Click the image for a larger photo of the specific object. When you click on the links in the text you will be able to read more general information about the object or about the person who made it.


Object

Description of the object

Year of purchase

Made by

Place of purchase

Cat. #

lna26.JPG (16671 bytes)

Miniature pak with image of Bol , diameter: 10 cm, height: 12.5 cm. 

1992/2006

Chan K’in Tercero

Nahá

LNA-26

lna29.jpg (18851 bytes)

Maraca of gourd with cotton wrapping on the handle, length of the handle: 15.5 cm.

1992/2006

Chan K’in Tercero

Nahá

LNA-29

lna34.jpg (18662 bytes)

Miniature pak with image of Bol and the text "pac" , diameter: 10.5 cm, height: 16 cm.

1992/2006

Chan K’in Tercero

Nahá

LNA-34

lna27.jpg (19034 bytes)

Godpot unpainted , diameter: 15 cm, height: 15 cm. 

1993/2006

Chan K’in Tercero

Nahá

LNA-27

lna28.jpg (17281 bytes)

Godpot unpainted , diameter: 16 cm, height: 14.5 cm. 

1993/2006

Chan K’in Tercero

Nahá

LNA-28

lna35.jpg (20456 bytes)

Plate of mahogany, diameter: 19 cm, height: 3.5 cm.   

1993/2006

Chan K’in Tercero

Nahá

LNA-35

lna32.jpg (19391 bytes)

Lying jaguar of clay , length: 18.5 cm, height: 7.5 cm. 

1994/2006

Chan K’in Tercero

Nahá

LNA-32

lna33.jpg (21019 bytes)

Sitting coati of clay , length: 16 cm. height: 11 cm. The previous owner described it as a 'forest bear'.

1994/2006

Chan K’in Tercero

Nahá

LNA-33

lna30.jpg (16886 bytes)

Incense burner of clay , diameter: 13.5 cm, height: 20 cm. 

1995/2006

Chan K’in Tercero

Nahá

LNA-30

lna31.jpg (19523 bytes)

Standing armadillo of clay, length: 17 cm, height: 5 cm.  

1995/2006

Chan K’in Tercero

Nahá

LNA-31

lbe1.jpg (16896 bytes)

Necklace of seeds with animal tooth (pecary?). Bought from a mother with small child near the Usumacinta.

jul 2002

Unknown

Bethel

LBE-1

lbe2.jpg (19792 bytes)

Woodcarved head of mahogany, diameter: 3.5 cm height: 12 cm. Bought from same as LBE-1.

jul 2002

Unknown

Bethel

LBE-2

lpa3.jpg (24203 bytes)

Godpot unpainted, diameter 10.5 cm, height: 11.5 cm.  

jul 2002

Unknown

Palenque

LPA-3

lpa4.jpg (22661 bytes)

Bow with 9 arrows, medium, length of the bow: 60 cm.  

jul 2002

Unknown

Palenque

LPA-4

lbo5.jpg (21459 bytes)

Bracelet of brown seeds.

aug 2005

Unknown

Bonampak

LBO-5

lbo6.jpg (15340 bytes)

Necklace of brown seeds.

aug 2005

Unknown

Bonampak

LBO-6

lla7.jpg (21170 bytes)

Wooden toy jaguar, length: 17 cm, height: 4.5 cm. Bought from a young girl near ruins of Bonampak.

aug 2005

Unknown

Lacanhá

LLA-7

lla8.jpg (17715 bytes)

Ritual K’ayum drum, height: 26 cm. 

aug 2005

Unknown
(shop of Enrique)

Lacanhá

LLA-8

lla9.jpg (16753 bytes)

Ritual K’ayum drum, height: 27 cm.

aug 2005

Unknown
(shop of Enrique)

Lacanhá

LLA-9

lla10.jpg (18291 bytes)

Clay figure with both hands in the air and dressed in traditional clothing (two parts of clothing), height: 14 cm. 

aug 2005

Unknown
(shop of Enrique)

Lacanhá

LLA-10

lla11.jpg (24204 bytes)

Basket, diameter: 21 cm, height: 10.5 cm. 

aug 2005

Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua

Lacanhá

LLA-11

lla12.jpg (25041 bytes)

Woven bag (xac) .

aug 2005

Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua

Lacanhá

LLA-12

lla13.jpg (34897 bytes)

Storage net with wooden frame (ba'ay). Diameter: 43 cm.  

aug 2005

Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua

Lacanhá

LLA-13

lla14.jpg (18890 bytes)

Necklace of seeds with pendant of bark in the shape of a point.

aug 2005

Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua

Lacanhá

LLA-14

lla15.jpg (18397 bytes)

Godpot painted, diameter: 11 cm, height: 9 cm.

aug 2005

Chabela Chan K'in Chanuk

Lacanhá

LLA-15

lla16.jpg (19056 bytes)

Godpot unpainted, diameter 9.5 cm, height: 13 cm.

aug 2005

Chabela Chan K'in Chanuk

Lacanhá

LLA-16

lla17.jpg (11277 bytes)

Tunic (xicul) of cotton.

aug 2005

Unknown
(shop of Enrique)

Lacanhá

LLA-17

lpa18.jpg (18285 bytes)

Godpot unpainted, diameter: 15 cm, height: 14.5 cm.

aug 2005

Unknown

Palenque

LPA-18

lpa19.jpg (19969 bytes)

Clay figure with bowl in hands dressed in traditional clothing, height: 15.5 cm.

aug 2005

Unknown

Palenque

LPA-19

lpa20.jpg (19793 bytes)

Bracelet of precatory beans.

aug 2005

Unknown

Palenque

LPA-20

lpa21.jpg (19715 bytes)

Necklace of seeds (darkbrown and precatory beans) with woven pattern.

aug 2005

Unknown

Palenque

LPA-21

lpa22.jpg (12811 bytes)

Necklace of fishspine, length: 42 cm.

aug 2005

Unknown

Palenque

LPA-22

lpa23.jpg (19369 bytes)

Maraca with engraved gourd, length of the handle: 12.5 cm. 

aug 2005

Unknown

Palenque

LPA-23

lpa24.jpg (13084 bytes)

Bow with 9 arrows, large, length of the bow:  96 cm.

aug 2005

Unknown

Palenque

LPA-24

lpa25.jpg (15392 bytes)

Necklace of brown seeds with one exceptionally large seed as pendant.

aug 2005

Unknown

Palenque

LPA-25

lna36.jpg (22117 bytes) Ritual K’ayum drum, height: 37 cm.




  
mar 2007 Antonio Martinez Nahá LNA-36
lna37.jpg (18333 bytes)

Godpot painted, diameter: 12.8 cm, height: 11 cm, representing: Itza Noh K'uh.

mar 2007 Antonio Martinez Nahá LNA-37
lna38.jpg (16518 bytes) Godpot painted, diameter: 12,4 cm. height: 12 cm. representing: Känän K'ax. mar 2007 Antonio Martinez Nahá LNA-38
lna39.jpg (18539 bytes) Godpot painted, diameter: 12.7 cm, height: 12 cm. representing: Äkyantho'. mar 2007 Antonio Martinez Nahá LNA-39
lna40.jpg (65418 bytes) Godpot painted, diameter: 14.7 cm, height: ?? cm. representing: Hachakyum. mar 2007 Antonio Martinez Nahá LNA-40
lna41.jpg (12908 bytes) Rabbit of clay standing on backpaws, height: 8 cm. mar 2007 Antonio Martinez Nahá LNA-41
lna42.jpg (15117 bytes) Standing armadillo of clay, length: 13.1 cm, height: 3.8 cm.

mar 2007 Antonio Martinez Nahá LNA-42
lna43.jpg (14358 bytes) Standing toucan of clay, height: 11.5 cm. mar 2007 Antonio Martinez Nahá

LNA-43

lna44.jpg (22176 bytes) Bundle Balché bark, length circa: 27 cm. Gift of Antonio. mar 2007 Antonio Martinez Nahá LNA-44
lna45.jpg (21004 bytes) Cigar of tobacco, length: 13 cm. Gift of Antonio. mar 2007 Antonio Martinez Nahá LNA-45
lna46.jpg (31857 bytes) Leather bag (poxal), width: 26 cm. height: ca. 21 cm. Sold for N$ 50 (discount because of the age). mar 2007 Antonio Martinez Nahá LNA-46
lna47.jpg (21126 bytes) Toy toll with whistling sound, length of the toll: 11.3 cm.  mar 2007 Guanito Nahá LNA-47
lna48.jpg (19739 bytes) Toy toll with whistling sound, length of the toll: 11.3 cm. mar 2007 Guanito Nahá LNA-48
lna49.jpg (35252 bytes) Necklace of seeds (grey and precatory beans), length: 63.5 cm. mar 2007 Guanita Nahá LNA-49
lna50.jpg (30906 bytes) Necklace of seeds (grey and 5 lightbrown seeds), length: 57 cm. mar 2007 Guanita Nahá LNA-50
lna51.jpg (17726 bytes) Miniature pak with image of Bol , diameter: 13 cm, height : 16.5 cm.  mar 2007 Paco Nahá LNA-51
lna52.jpg (19162 bytes) Standing armadillo of clay, length: 13.5 cm, height: 3.5 cm. mar 2007 Paco Nahá LNA-52
lna53.jpg (18025 bytes) Sirene of clay laying on her back, length: 12 cm. mar 2007 Paco Nahá LNA-53
lna54.jpg (15380 bytes) Standing turtle of clay, length: 8 cm, height: 3.5 cm. mar 2007 Paco Nahá LNA-54
lna55.jpg (12855 bytes) Standing turtle of clay, small, length: 4.3 cm, height: 2.3 cm. mar 2007 Paco Nahá LNA-55
lna56.jpg (17189 bytes) Small Godpot unpainted, diameter 8.5 cm, height: 10 cm.   mar 2007 Paco Nahá LNA-56
lna57.jpg (16549 bytes) Small bird with spread wings, length: 8 cm, height: 3.5 cm. mar 2007 Paco Nahá LNA-57
lna58.jpg (11908 bytes) Handtool of clay for producing (god)pots, diameter: 7.3 cm. mar 2007 Paco Nahá LNA-58
lna59.jpg (27612 bytes) Bracelet with two rows of precatory beans and brown seeds relieved by one broad seed. mar 2007 Nuk Nahá LNA-59
lna60.jpg (25916 bytes) Bracelet of grey and brown seeds.
mar 2007 Nuk Nahá LNA-60
lna61.jpg (31022 bytes) Necklace of brown seeds and wooden sticks. mar 2007 Nuk Nahá LNA-61
lna62.jpg (29133 bytes) Necklace with woven pattern of grey and brown seeds. mar 2007 Nuk Nahá LNA-62
lna63.jpg (27982 bytes) Necklace of grey and brown seeds with one large seed as pendant with four rows of seeds attached. mar 2007 Nuk Nahá LNA-63
lna64.jpg (30651 bytes) Necklace of brown seeds and precatory beans with one large seed as pendant with four rows of seeds attached. mar 2007 Nuk Nahá LNA-64
lna65.jpg (35033 bytes) Storage net with wooden frame (ba'ay). Diameter: 22 cm.   mar 2007 Nuk Nahá LNA-65
lna66.jpg (38716 bytes) Storage net with wooden frame (ba'ay). Diameter: 26.5 cm.   mar 2007 Nuk Nahá LNA-66
lla67.jpg (34114 bytes) Storage net with wooden frame (ba'ay). Diameter: 42 cm.   mar 2007 Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua Lacanhá  LLA-67 
lla68.jpg (29407 bytes) Basket of liana, diameter: 17.5 cm, height: 11.5 cm.   mar 2007 Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua Lacanhá  LLA-68
lla69.jpg (31362 bytes) Basket of liana, diameter: 22.5 cm, height: 12.5 cm.   mar 2007 Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua Lacanhá  LLA-69 
lla70.jpg (34918 bytes) Necklace of brown seeds with three wooden pendants. mar 2007 Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua Lacanhá  LLA-70 
lla71.jpg (34174 bytes) Woven bag (xac) with two blue parts. 
mar 2007 Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua Lacanhá  LLA-71 
lla72.jpg (32137 bytes) Bracelet of brown seeds in crosspattern with pink cord. Gift of Enrique. mar 2007 Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua Lacanhá  LLA-72 
lla73.jpg (29059 bytes) Bracelet of brown seeds with flower motive of precatory beans. Gift of Enrique. mar 2007 Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua Lacanhá  LLA-73 
lla74.jpg (17866 bytes) Large jaguar of clay, height: 16.5 cm.
mar 2007 Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua Lacanhá  LLA-74 
lla75.jpg (24369 bytes) Large standing jaguar of wood, height: 14 cm. mar 2007 Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua Lacanhá  LLA-75 
lla76.jpg (24645 bytes) Large lying jaguar of wood, height: 9.1 cm. mar 2007 Enrique Chan K’in Piniagua Lacanhá  LLA-76 
lla77.jpg (19670 bytes) Godpot painted, diameter: 9 cm, height: 12.4 cm, representing Ah k'ak'?  mar 2007 Chabela Chan K'in Chanuk Lacanhá LLA-77 
lla78.jpg (17414 bytes) Clay figure with bowl in hands dressed in traditional clothing and necklace, height: 15 cm. mar 2007 Chabela Chan K'in Chanuk Lacanhá  LLA-78
lla79.jpg (15893 bytes) Sirene of clay, lying on her belly, length: 20 cm, height: 5.2 cm. mar 2007 Chabela Chan K'in Chanuk Lacanhá  LLA-79 
lla80.jpg (65315 bytes) Clay figure with hand in front of body and dressed in traditional clothing (two parts) height: 17.5 cm.  mar 2007 Chabela K'in K'in  Lacanhá  LLA-80
lla81.jpg (21409 bytes) Wooden plate, width: 23.5 cm, height: 3 cm.  mar 2007 Maria Koh Lacanhá  LLA-81 
lla82.jpg (31477 bytes) Wooden spoon, length: 37 cm. mar 2007 Lolo Luis Chanuk Lacanhá  LLA-82 
lla83.jpg (32363 bytes) Wooden spoon, length: 35 cm. mar 2007 Lolo Luis Chanuk Lacanhá  LLA-83 
lla84.jpg (21095 bytes) Wooden spoon, length: 23.5 cm. mar 2007 Lolo Luis Chanuk Lacanhá  LLA-84 
lla85.jpg (19582 bytes) Four bundles of rope, made of liana. mar 2007 Unknown Lacanhá LLA-85
lpa86.jpg (29084 bytes) Two cigars, length: 19 cm. mar 2007 Chan K’in Tercero   Palenque LPA-86
lpa87.jpg (22119 bytes) Waterbottle of gourd. mar 2007 Chan K’in Tercero   Palenque LPA-87
lpa88.jpg (33539 bytes) Necklace of precatory beans and large brown seeds. mar 2007 Unknown Palenque LPA-88
lpa89.jpg (30110 bytes) Necklace of several brown seeds. Contained larvae of a small fly, had to be treated before added to collection. mar 2007 Unknown Palenque LPA-89
lpa90.jpg (16345 bytes) Drinkcup of gourd (luuch), diameter: 14 cm. mar 2007 Unknown Palenque LPA-90
lpa91.jpg (24448 bytes) Drinkcup of gourd (luuch), diameter: 14.5 cm. mar 2007 Unknown Palenque LPA-91
lla92.jpg (22367 bytes) Snake of wood, length: 30 cm. mar 2007 Marina Lacanhá LLA-92
lla93.jpg (19199 bytes) Ring of small darkgrey seeds, diameter: 2.5 cm. mar 2007 Marina Lacanhá LLA-93
lla94.jpg (41996 bytes) Ring of twig, diameter: 2.7 cm. mar 2007 Marina Lacanhá LLA-94
lna95.jpg (25845 bytes) Bundle of tobacco. Gift of Koh.
mar 2007 Koh Piniagua Nahá LNA-95
lna96.jpg (27313 bytes) Loose tobacco leaf. Gift of Koh.
mar 2007 Koh Piniagua Nahá LNA-96
lna97.jpg (24389 bytes) Bundle of 25 cigars. mar 2007 Koh Piniagua Nahá LNA-97
lnb98.jpg (22232 bytes) Ocote (Pinus Ocarpa), sticks for starting a fire. mar 2007 Unknown Na Bolom LNB-98
lnb99.jpg (19472 bytes) Small Godpot unpainted, diameter: 9,8 cm. height: 10.5 cm. Old museumpiece of Na Bolom. mar 2007 Unknown Na Bolom LNB-99
lnb100.jpg (19514 bytes) Small Godpot painted, representing: Mensäbäk. Diameter: 8 cm, height: 8 cm. mar 2007 K'in Lopez Na Bolom LNB-100
lnb101.jpg (20991 bytes) Small Godpot painted, representing: Ah k'ak'. Diameter: 8 cm. height: 10 cm. mar 2007 Kayum maax Na Bolom LNB-101
lnb102.jpg (20615 bytes) Small Godpot painted, representing: Akna'. Diameter: 8 cm, height: 8.5 cm. mar 2007 kayum maax Na Bolom LNB-102
lnb103.jpg (21113 bytes) Tunic of mahaguabark, called a hu'un (barkfabric, paper). mar 2007 Unknown Na Bolom LNB-103
lla104.jpg (24920 bytes) Red Zapote (Chäk kax) as medicine. Pulverize and put on painfull tooth. mar 2007 Rocio Lacanhá rainforest LLA-104
lla105.jpg (22651 bytes) Clematis (Nikte'ak') as medicine. Make a tea to cure stomach ache, muscular pain or pain in the bones. mar 2007 Rocio Lacanhá rainforest LLA-105
lla106.jpg (25095 bytes) Two precatory beans. mar 2007 Rocio Lacanhá rainforest LLA-106
lla107.jpg (23168 bytes) Momom leaf to prepare food. As foodwrapper or as supplement. mar 2007 Rocio Lacanhá rainforest LLA-107
lla108.jpg (23695 bytes) T-shirt with image of a Bonampak muralpainting.

mar 2007

Abel Lacanhá LLA-108