Xolotl

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Mark Cartwright
by James Blake Wiener
published on 02 October 2015
Xolotl

A ceramic incense burner lid in the form of a skeletal canine figure, probably representing the Aztec night god Xolotl. When lit the burner would produce smoke through the mouth and eyes of the figure. Mexico, 1200-1400 CE. (St. Louis Art Museum, Missouri)

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Wiener, J. B. (2015, October 02). Xolotl. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4104/

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Wiener, James B. "Xolotl." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 02, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/4104/.

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Wiener, James B. "Xolotl." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 02 Oct 2015. Web. 19 May 2019.

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