Kneeling Female Deity, Basalt, Aztec

Kneeling Female Deity

Date:
15th–early 16th century
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica
Culture:
Aztec
Medium:
Basalt
Dimensions:
H. 11 1/4 × W. 6 1/2 × D. 4 1/8 in. (28.6 × 16.5 × 10.5 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase, 1900
Accession Number:
00.5.52
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 358
Louis Petich Collection, New York, before 1893, on loan to Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1894–1900

Pasztory, Esther. Aztec Stone Sculpture: Exhibition catalogue, December 8, 1976–January 30, 1977, the Center for Inter-American Relations. New York: Center for Inter-American Relations, 1976.

Pasztory, Esther. Aztec Art. New York: H.N. Abrams, 1983.