Tláloc mural, vessels

Mural painting:
The Seeding God Tláloc
Teotihuacan, Zacuala
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.

In front:
Several small Tláloc vessels
Clay, partially with stucco and painted
Right:
Tláloc vessel
Xico, Mexico federal state
Metepec Phase, 550 - 650 A.D.
Clay, 45 x 30 x 24,6
Museo Nacional de Antropología. Mexico-City

© 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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