DUMBARTON OAKS PRE-COLUMBIAN ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY STUDIES SERIES
Cover: Two Aztec Wood Idols in PAPERBACK

Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology Studies Series 5

Two Aztec Wood Idols

Iconographic and Chronologic Analysis

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PAPERBACK

$6.00 • £4.95 • €5.50

ISBN 9780884020264

Publication Date: 01/01/1968

Short

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.

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