Meaning of the symbols of the Oaxacan Alebrije | Huichol Art - Marakame

Meaning of the symbols of the Oaxacan Alebrije

Meaning of the symbols of the Oaxacan Alebrije - Huichol Art - Marakame

Zapotec symbols are commonly used in Oaxacan Alebrijes, in addition to other varieties that were not necessarily found in Monte Albán, including designs by contemporary artists of this art style.
In addition, it is common to find that the same symbol, two different Alebrije artists, make the symbol differently, even though its meaning is the same.

greek zapotec painted alebrije Greca of the rattlesnake, which represents the snake, a revered animal, considered the highest power.
greek zapotec painted alebrijeJewelry and bracelets found in tombs 7 and 8 of Monte Albán.
painted alebrije greca zapotecMonte Albán, former seat of the dominant power in the region.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artMitla, settlement that is characterized by its constructions decorated with mosaics of fretwork.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artYagul, a Zapotec settlement located in the Tlacolula valley, is represented with frets that describe the labyrinths of the Palace of the Six Patios.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artSnail - Language or communication.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artFacets of Life: Childhood, Adolescence and Maturity.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artSun rising - New beginning.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artWind - Displacement, Town Communication
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artGreca of the Pyramid.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artGreca of the bracelet.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artSnail fret.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artRattlesnake Greca.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artAnt: Work.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artFish: Respect.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artButterfly: Happiness.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artSeed: Fertility.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artHouse: Protection.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artSnail: Contribution.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artHouse: Protection.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artMountain: Field.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artPerson: People.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artTemple: Worship
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artZapotec diamond.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artLabyrinth: Search.
greca alebrije hand painted mexican artWind: Movement.
Alebrijes with animal shapes in various high-end positions, made in Mexico




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