Lid of an incense burner with warrior

Teotihuacan, Oztoyahualco
Classical period, 350 - 550 A.D.
Clay and pigments
41 x 33 cm
Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan
The nose jewelry of the figure is similar to that of the war deity Quetzalpapalotl. For this reason it is assumed that it represents a deceased warrior. He stands on the Tonacatepetl (Mountain of Sustenance), characterized by the food representations

 

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Teotihuacan Exhibition

Touring exhibition, started in 2009. Extensive photo tour through the presentation in Berlin, 1 July - 10 October 2010.


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