Classical period, 150 - 650 A.D.
20,4 x 15,2 x 15,7 cm
Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico-City
The god of water and fertility can be recognized by his attributes: ribbons in the area of the mouth, canine teeth, eye mussels, headgear in the form of a turtle shell.
Top of a stele
Teotihuacan, West Square (Plaza Oeste)
41 x 34 x 8 cm
Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan
The face of Tláloc in a star, which could be associated with the worship of the planet Venus. Water currents flow out of his mouth.
© Photo: Haupt & Binder
Touring exhibition, started in 2009. Extensive photo tour through the presentation in Berlin, 1 July - 10 October 2010.
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