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, 16th century CE, AMERICAN INDIANS:AZTEC, Aztec (1350-1521 CE), Cap, Hat, Clergy, Crown, Feather, Folk Art, Hat, Headdress, Minor Arts, Montezuma II (r. 1502-1520), Plume, Priest, Priestess, Quetzal, Bird, Treasure
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Feather headdress ("crown") of an Aztec priest, in the 19th century erroneously identified as "Montezuma's crown". Green feathers of the Quetzal-bird, gold. Mexico, Aztec, early 16th CE. Height 116 cm, width 175 cm. Inv. 10.402.
Location:
Museum fuer Voelkerkunde, Vienna, Austria
Photo Credit:
Erich Lessing / Art Resource, NY
Image Reference:
ART35623
Image size:
3165 X 4000 px
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