Composite creature

Teotihuacan, Quetzalcóatl Pyramid
Classical period, 200 - 650 n.Chr.
Volcanic rock
20,7 x 20 cm
Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan
Hybrid creature: jaguar and snake. Jaguars were companions of priests and warriors. Both the jaguar and the snake were associated with water and fertility.

 

© 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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