Seated Male Carrying Maize

Stone, pigment | 31.1 x 24.1 x 30.5cm | 1325-1521

Unknown Artist

This figure probably represents an Aztec deity-either Macuilxochitl or Xochipilli-whose domain was beauty, the arts, and such pleasures as gameplaying, dancing, and sex. Both names include the Aztec word for "flower," and in one hand the figure holds...
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