Seated pulque (octili) deity

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Title

Seated pulque (octili) deity

Subject

Offertory cache 6 sculpture, pulque deity.

Description

This stone sculpture depicts a pulque deity, identifiable by its nasal ornament and face paint. The statue was found in Complex A's Offertory Cache 6 in the portion dedicated to Huitzilopochltli in the Templo Mayor during the Stage IVb excavations in 1978.

Creator

Unknown Aztec Sculpture

Source

Eduardo Matos Moctezuma and Felipe Solis Olguin, eds. Aztecs, (London: Royal Academy, 2003).

Publisher

[no text]

Date

1440-1469

Contributor

Claire Fields

Rights

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Relation

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Format

Stone Sculpture: 14 3/8 x 9 x 7 7/8

Type

Stone sculpture with pigment intact

Identifier

Pulque deity, offertory cache sculpture

Coverage

Found in the Templo Mayor in 1978 in offertory cache 6, in Complex A. This sculpture is derivative of the Aztec people.

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Original Format

Stone Sculpture

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Citation

Unknown Aztec Sculpture, “Seated pulque (octili) deity ,” Tenochtitlan, accessed June 26, 2017, http://tenochtitlan.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/87.