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Stone fragment : Mictla...
MawM0085
Title
Stone fragment : Mictlantecuhtli : Lord of death.
Description
The Nahuatl word "tecuhtli" means "Lord" and "mictlan" means "the underworld." Therefore, Mictlantecuhtli means Lord of the Underworld or Death. He rules the realm of the dead with his wife, Mictlancihuatl.
Subject
[Stone carving--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Sculpture--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Mixtec art--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1532
MawM0085-090.jp2
Stone fragment : Mictla...
MawM0085
Title
Stone fragment : Mictlantecuhtli : Lord of death.
Description
The Nahuatl word "tecuhtli" means "Lord" and "mictlan" means "the underworld." Therefore, Mictlantecuhtli means Lord of the Underworld or Death. He rules the realm of the dead with his wife, Mictlancihuatl.
Subject
[Stone carving--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Sculpture--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Mixtec art--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1532
MawM0085-180.jp2
Stone fragment : Mictla...
MawM0085
Title
Stone fragment : Mictlantecuhtli : Lord of death.
Description
The Nahuatl word "tecuhtli" means "Lord" and "mictlan" means "the underworld." Therefore, Mictlantecuhtli means Lord of the Underworld or Death. He rules the realm of the dead with his wife, Mictlancihuatl.
Subject
[Stone carving--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Sculpture--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Mixtec art--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1532
MawM0085-270.jp2
Stone fragment : Mictla...
MawM0085
Title
Stone fragment : Mictlantecuhtli : Lord of death.
Description
The Nahuatl word "tecuhtli" means "Lord" and "mictlan" means "the underworld." Therefore, Mictlantecuhtli means Lord of the Underworld or Death. He rules the realm of the dead with his wife, Mictlancihuatl.
Subject
[Stone carving--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Sculpture--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Mixtec art--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1532
MawM0085-bot.jp2
Stone fragment : Mictla...
MawM0085
Title
Stone fragment : Mictlantecuhtli : Lord of death.
Description
The Nahuatl word "tecuhtli" means "Lord" and "mictlan" means "the underworld." Therefore, Mictlantecuhtli means Lord of the Underworld or Death. He rules the realm of the dead with his wife, Mictlancihuatl.
Subject
[Stone carving--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Sculpture--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Mixtec art--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1532
MawM0085-top.jp2
Stone fragment : Mictla...
MawM0085
Title
Stone fragment : Mictlantecuhtli : Lord of death.
Description
The Nahuatl word "tecuhtli" means "Lord" and "mictlan" means "the underworld." Therefore, Mictlantecuhtli means Lord of the Underworld or Death. He rules the realm of the dead with his wife, Mictlancihuatl.
Subject
[Stone carving--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Sculpture--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Mixtec art--Mexico--Oaxaca (State), Indigenous peoples--Antiquities]
Date
between 900 and 1532
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