ReliefsIf you know what these reliefs represent, could you send me an email at the address below. (Thanks.)
Ceremonial incense burnersGenerally the body is simple but the lid is adorned with features representing a deity.
Ceremonial incense burnersExcavations at Teotihuacán unearthed a number of these at their place of manufacture. This discovery confirmed that these ritual objects were mass-produced with decorative elements made from molds.
Clay statuettesThe example in the center has movable limbs--was this a puppet? a doll?
Copy of relief from Tikal, but found at Teotihuacán
Alabaster relief of two-headed jaguarSee also two-headed Jaguar throne at Uxmal
Large clay statue of Xipe-Tótec, god of springtime (or of a priest to that god's cult)Height: 109cm
The figure wears the skin of a sacrificial victim over his face and part of his body. His eyes are closed signifying death. The figure carries a shield and a jaguar-claw vessel.
Center: a head with two chalchihuites on the forehead; right: fresco of a rooster (a copy?)
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