This discussion considers the iconographic features and radiocarbon dates of two small wood figures reportedly found in the vicinity of Texcoco. One figure represents the water goddess Chalchiuhtlicue, while the other, a nude male figure, may represent a rain deity.
DUMBARTON OAKS PRE-COLUMBIAN ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY STUDIES SERIES
Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology Studies Series 5
Two Aztec Wood Idols
Iconographic and Chronologic Analysis
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Publication: January 1968