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Seated Female Deity

Date:
15th–early 16th century
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica
Culture:
Aztec
Medium:
Basalt, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 9 3/4 x W. 6 3/4 x D. 6 in. (24.77 x 17.15 x 15.24 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase, 1900
Accession Number:
00.5.74
Not on view
Louis Petich Collection, New York, before 1893, on loan to Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1894–1900

Seler, Eduard. "An old Mexican picture manuscript in the Paris national library." In The tonalamatl of the Aubin collection. 1900–1901.

Seler, Eduard. Gesammelte Abhandlungen zur amerikanischen Sprach- und Altertumskunde. Berlin: A. Asher & Co., 1960.

Nicholson, H. B. Art of Aztec Mexico: Treasures of Tenochtitlan. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 1983, pp. 69–75.

Pasztory, Esther. Aztec Art. New York: H.N. Abrams, 1983, pp. 216–221.



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