- Measures 9.5" tall x approx. 4" across widest portion of shoulders. Polychrome paineted primitive carves wood and stuffed fabric.
Maximón, also called San Simón, is a Mayan deity and folk saint represented in various forms by the Maya people of several towns in the highlands of Western Guatemala. Oral tradition of his creation and purpose in these communities is complex, diverse, and born of the ancient Maya traditions centuries ago.