Urn in the Form of Cociyo, God of Lightning and Rain

Ceramic | 72.4 x 53.3 x 45.7cm | 400-500

Mexico, Oaxaca, Monte Albán IIIa, Zapotec culture

The primary capital of Zapotec culture was the ceremonial site of Monte Albán (in the modern state of Oaxaca), where the Zapotecs worshipped a complex pantheon of nature gods. Zapotec culture is divided into four stages, each associated with the styl...
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