Xiuhtecuhtli

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by bathporeia
published on 21 August 2013
Xiuhtecuhtli

A turquoise mosaic mask representing Xiuhtecuhtli, the Aztec god of fire, 1400-1521 CE. The mask is of cedar wood with mother-of-pearl eyes, conch shell teeth and once with gold leaf on the eyelids. (The British Museum, London).

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