Figure of Huehuetéotl

Origin unknown
Classical period, 150-650 A.D.
Basalt, 44,6 x 38,8 x 33,8 cm
Museo Nacional de Antropología. Mexico-City
Typical representation of the god of the fire as a sitting old man wit a coal pan on his head. Huehuetéotl mainly worshipped in residential areas.

 

© 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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