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The Seeding God Tláloc
Classical period, Xolalpan Phase, 350 - 550 A.D.
Stucco and pigments
75 x 146 x 2 cm
Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico-City
The god of water and fertility appears on a cloud, framed by a blue stripe with stars as the sky. Water pours out of his hand and from his mouth emerge elements which symbolize speech.
Several small Tláloc vessels
Clay, partially with stucco and painted
Xico, Mexico federal state
Metepec Phase, 550 - 650 A.D.
Clay, 45 x 30 x 24,6
Museo Nacional de Antropología. Mexico-City
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