"Theatre" incense burner

Teotihuacan
Classical period, 200 - 650 n.Chr.
Clay, mica and pigment
56,5 x 41 x 31,3 cm
Museo Nacional de Antropología. Mexico-City
According to several researchers it represents the Tonacatepetl (Mountain of Sustenance), a paradisiacal place full of birds, butterflies, flowers, and fruits.

 

© 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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