Mask of Xiuhtecuhtli

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Trustees of the British Museum
published on 19 January 2014
Mask of 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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Museum, T. O. T. B. (2014, January 19). Mask of Xiuhtecuhtli. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2234/

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Museum, Trustees O. T. B. "Mask of Xiuhtecuhtli." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 19, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2234/.

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Museum, Trustees O. T. B. "Mask of Xiuhtecuhtli." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 19 Jan 2014. Web. 17 Sep 2019.

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