Guatemalan Fortune Owls

Rudy Giron: AntiguaDailyPhoto.com &emdash; Guatemalan Fortune Owls

Did you know that the number 13 is sacred and a good luck number for the Maya? The same principal applies to owls and that’s why they manifest constantly in the handicrafts and arts of Guatemala. Follow the rabbit to the archives for Tecolote and you will see the many different versions found just around Antigua Guatemala.

Tecolotes (owls) represent Luck, Prosperity and Abundance in Guatemala. Also, did you know that in Guatemala people get ceramic owl banks instead of piggy banks; although one can also find piggy banks.

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