Cocijo

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Sean Pathasema/Birmingham Museum of Art
published on 28 October 2013
Cocijo

An urn representing the Zapotec deity Cocijo who had a human body with jaguar and serpent features with a forked tongue and was considered the god of rain and lightning. (200 BCE - 700 CE, Stanford Cantor Museum)

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