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Aztec sculpture

by Elizabeth Baquedano

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Published by Published for the Trustees of the British Museum by British Museum Publications in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aztec sculpture.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 96.

    StatementElizabeth Baquedano.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1219.76.S35 B37 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2904239M
    ISBN 100714115614
    LC Control Number84133222

      This is the first comprehensive book on Aztec art: eleven chapters illustrated with seventy-five superb color plates and hundreds of photographs, supplemented by maps and diagrams. Temple architecture, majestic stone sculpture carved without metal tools, featherwork and Price: $ The Aztec culture produced some dramatically expressive examples of Aztec art, such as the decorated skulls of captives and stone sculpture. Among the cultural traits that the Aztecs of Tenochtitlan shared with many other cultures of central Mexico are the complex religious beliefs and practices including most of the pantheon (e.g. gods such as.

    The Aztec Sun Stone. The Sun Stone is an Aztec sculpture created from a single large rock. It is also known as The Stone of the Five is a wonderful example of the Aztec's folklore and.   In the Aztec Creation myth, Tlaloc was ruler of the 3rd Sun, he was linked to Mazatl (Deer), the 7th day, his calendar equivalent was 9 Ocelotl - the Jaguar, he was number 8 of the 13 Lords of the Day and 9th Lord of the Night, and his animal sign was the eagle.

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