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Representation of the godess Xochiquetzal or of a Tzitzimime
  • CollectionCollection America
  • Inventory numberAAM 00071.1
  • Object nameStatue
  • TitleRepresentation of the godess Xochiquetzal or of a Tzitzimime
  • CultureGolf Coast (Mesoamerica)
  • GeographyPlace of production: El Zapotal (Pre-Columbian America > Mesoamerica > Mexico (Mesoamerica) > Costa del Golfo > Veracruz)
  • Date600 / 900
  • MaterialTerra cotta (Earth > Clay > Ceramics > Earthenware)
  • TechniqueDecorative painting (General techniques > Painting)
  • DimensionsHeight: 110 cm, Width: 95 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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Description

Representation of Xochiquetzal (godess of textile art and of physical love) or of a Tzitzimime (woman who died in childbirth).