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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. The Tonalamatl of the Aubin collection: An old Mexican picture manuscript in the Paris national library. Berlin and London: Hazell, Watson, & Viney, Ltd., 1900–1901.

Krickeberg, Walter. "Xochipilli and Chalchihuitlicue." Baessler Archiv (Neue Folge) vol. 8 (1960), pp. 1–30.

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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