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Maker: Unknown

Water Goddess with Maize

A.D. 1325–1521

Basalt with pigment

45.085 × 21.908 cm (17 3/4 × 8 5/8 in.)
Lent by Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, ANT.257072
ILE2012.1.26
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Mexico, Aztec
Period: 
Late Postclassic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Bibliography: 

Karl Taube, The Albers Collection of Pre-Columbian Art (New York: Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Inc., 1988), 160, no. VII-21, cover ill., ill.

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