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Figure of Chicomecóatl (the maize goddess)

Culture/People:
probably Mexica (Aztec) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Frederick Braun, Non-Indian, 1841-1918  Search this
Seller:
Frederick Braun, Non-Indian, 1841-1918  Search this
Object Name:
Figure of Chicomecóatl (the maize goddess)
Media/Materials:
Basalt, paint
Techniques:
Pecked, polished, painted
Dimensions:
70 x 30 x 15 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Tenochtitlan; Federal District; Mexico (inferred)
Geographical Areas:
Valley of Mexico
Date created:
AD 1325-1521
Catalog Number:
8143
Barcode:
008143.000
See related items:
Mexica (Aztec) (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Mesoamerica & Circum Caribbean
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65e0fee41-4726-4af9-9d95-85ecce60f86f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_8283
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