Huastecs' Mother Goddess from Mexico

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 20 November 2015

This limestone statue was made by Huastec people. Those were Mayan Indians who lived in ancient Mexico. After their conquest by Aztecs about 1450 CE, the Huastec mother goddess merged to some degree with Tiazolteoti (an Aztec goddess). From ancient Mexico, circa 900 CE. National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK.



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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