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Creator Nationality: North American; Central American; Mesoamerican; Aztec
Creator Name-CRT: Central Mexico, Aztec, 13th-16th Century
Title: God with Maize and Flowers
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1200
Creation End Date: 1519
Creation Date: c. 1200-1519
Object Type: Sculpture
Classification Term: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: stone with pigment
Dimensions: Overall: 27.7cm x 25.2cm x 29.9cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1949.555
Credit Line: The Norweb Collection
Xochipilli (Flower Prince) is an Aztec deity of flowers, dancing, feasting, and pleasure. Here he is portrayed holding a bouquet of flowers and carrying a load of maize on his back.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1949.555
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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