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Chalchiuhtlicue

Artist

Artist Unknown (Mexica (Aztec))

Date

1200-1521

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G260
Chalchiuhtlicue, Artist Unknown (Mexica (Aztec))
Chalchiuhtlicue: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Gray basalt, red ochre
Size: 20 x 8 3/8 x 6 5/8 in. (50.8 x 21.27 x 16.83 cm) (without base)23 x 8 3/8 x 8 1/8 in. (58.42 x 21.27 x 20.64 cm) (with base)
Creation Place: Central America, Mexico, Central Mexico region
Culture: Mexica (Aztec), Central America, Mexico, Central Mexico region
Style: 13th-16th century
Inscriptions: Tag and Sticker hanging at PL hand: white Sotheby's tag with red Sotheby's sticker with number 239
Physical Description: stone figure with red pigment stands on black wood base with hands touching index figure to thumb; face incised on either side with rectangular markings; headdress crowns figure with large ear ornaments; small drill hole in center of chest
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Curtis Galleries, Minneapolis, MN
Accession Number: 2009.33
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Added to Site: September 24, 2009