Heavy basalt statue

Problem: Heavy basalt statue

Yvonne Curatolo writes: ‘I have a large and heavy, approx 100 lbs, volcanic statue which I purchased at an estate sale directly from a lady that was moving into assisted living about 30 years ago. She and her husband were school teachers that spent their summers in the 1930’s-50’s in Mexico City. She told me that it came “out of a mountain just outside Mexico City”, that they watched the dig and she had to have it. That is all I know about the piece. I always thought I would go visit her to ask more questions but I never did. I had him next to a fireplace for about 20 years and when my mother and sister came to stay for a while they were uncomfortable looking at him and so I moved him to my back yard. He is heavy and sat outside in the elements for maybe one year, which caused the discoloration. I fear and hope I did not do a lot of harm to him because he was very dark and is now lighter in coloration in spots.

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2 At 11.59am on Thursday March 18 2010, Urbano wrote:
Seems to similar, in the position, with a Tlaltecuhtli statue recently founded in the metropolitan scaves of Mexico City: http://localhostr.com/files/ba7b5f/Scultura%20con%20mani%20e%20cuori.jpg

She could be Chantico, goddess of volcanos.
1 At 1.08pm on Tuesday February 16 2010, tecpaocelotl wrote:
To figure out who it’s suppose to be, we would need “360” pics. Just pics of every angle. Sometimes, there’s detail on the bottom, but it looks very heavy so I’m not sure if you want to do that.