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Ueuecoyotl [picture postcard]

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Artist:
Covarrubias, Miguel 1904-1957
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 color item, 3.5" x 5.5"
Culture:
Indians of Mexico Religion
Aztecs Religion and Mythology
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1900
1920
Undated
Summary:
Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex. depicting the god of song, dance and music. This figure appears to have the head of a coyote, the animal that represents this god. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "Old Coyote / God of the Song, Dance and Music." Bourbon Codice, Lam. 4. Unmailed card, no message, no postmark.
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, ca. 1880s-1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Gods
Religion
Local number:
AC0200-0000002 (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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