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Seated Female Deity

Date:
15th–early 16th century
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica
Culture:
Aztec
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H. 12 1/4 x W . 7 1/2 x D. 5 1/2 in. (31.1 x 19.1 x 14 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1386
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 358
[Stendahl Gallery, New York and Los Angeles, until 1955]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1955, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1963–1978

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

Seler, Eduard. "Swei hervorragende Stuecke der alt-mexikanischen Sammlung der Christy Collection in Lond." In Gesammelte Abhandlungen zur amerikanischen Sprach- und Altertumskunde. Vol. Vol. 2. 1960–1961, pp. 905–910.

Seler, Eduard. Gesammelte Abhandlungen zur amerikanischen Sprach- und Altertumskunde. Berlin: A. Asher & Co., 1960, pp. 426–430, pl. VIIc.

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. 219–221.



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