Throne of Motecuhzoma, Detail

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Illustration

by Mary Ann Sullivan
published on 24 January 2014

A detail from the Throne of Motecuhzoma II otherwise known as the Monument of Sacred War. The sun disk in the centre is flanked by the god Huitzilopochtli on the left and Motecuhzoma II on the right. The stone was carved c. 1507 CE. to commemorate the New fire Ceremony of that year. (National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City)

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