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Object Number:
29-32-1
Current Location:
Mexico and Central America Gallery
Culture:
Mixtec
Provenience:
Mexico (Central America)
Guerrero
Hierba Buena
Culture Area:
Central America
Section:
American
Materials:
Diorite (uncertain)
Description:
Of green stone, probably diorite; simply but not rudely carved; somewhat conventionalized. Probably represents the god, Xipe Totec. It is said to have been found in a cornfield where it had been buried possibly for the purpose of insuring good crops.
Height:
13.3cm
Width:
13.3cm
Thickness:
5.1cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. R. P. Reko

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)
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Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)
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