Model of Teotihuacán
Chalchiuhtlicue, or "she of the jade skirt," goddess of waterVolcanic stone, height: 3.2 M
Classic. Teotihuacan III
This companion of Tloloc wears a huipil (blouse), decorated short skirt, a quechquemitl, sandals and jewelry (ear plugs, bracelets and necklace with three strands).
Ball court targetfrom La Ventilla.
Four separately carved stone sections are decorated with braid designs; movement is represented by the disk. The photograph on the left has as its background the replica of one part of the Pyramid of Quetzalcóatl at Teotihuacán.
Left: sculpture with the Death deity;Classic. Basalt; height: 125cm
The human skull with dangling tongue--a death mask is associated with human sacrifice and the nocturnal sun of the underworld.
center and right: sculpture in the shape of a skull
Huehueteotl, god of fireThe god of fire wears ear plugs and a brazier over his head
Vases with incised designs
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