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Aztec statuette of a bat-god.
Stone figure of a seated god.
Tonatiuh, the sun god, with a symbol representing an earthquake on his back.
Aztec calendar stone, Mexico, Late Postclassic period, c1200-1521. Artist: Werner Forman
Mask representing a god, Aztec/Mixtec, Mexico, earky 16th century. Artist: Werner Forman
Catalogued at the Field Museum as Xochipilli, god of flowers, song and dancing, but believed by some scholars to be the goddess of fertility Tlazolteotl.
Base of a stone box, Aztec, Mexico, c1502. Artist: Werner Forman
The youthful figure of Lady Precious Green, Chalchihuitlicue, who was a fertility goddess and consort to Tlaloc, the rain god.
Seated figure of Xochipilli, the Aztec god of music and dance.
Every 52 years an Aztec fire-festival called the 'Tying-up of Years' was held.
Head of Xipe Totec, the Flayed Lord, dressed in the skin of a sacrificial victim.
A teponaztli or two-toned drum with a horned owl carved on the side.
Facade of church at Zinapecuaro, dating from c.
The temple of the 'Feathered Serpent' at the fortified hilltop city of Xochicalco, in the central highlands of Mexico.
Head of Xipe Totec, the Flayed Lord, dressed in the skin of a sacrificial victim.
Relief showing Tlaloc as Lord of Tlalocan, identified by his four teeth.
Church cross at Cuidad Hidalgo, the ancient Tarascan town of Taximaroa.
Serpent column, 'Temple of the Warriors', Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico, Maya, 1000-1200. Artist: Werner Forman
The handle of a sacrificial knife in the form of a kneeling deity, Aztec/Mixtec, Mexico. Artist: Werner Forman
Seated figure of Xochipilli, the Aztec god of music and dance.
Seated figure, probably of Tonatiuh, the sun god.
Miniature mask thought to represent Huitzilopochtli's lieutenant, Ixtilton.
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