From the Exhibition Catalog of a Repository of Wonders: Pre-Columbian Figure

touchamapudca

Terra cotta, c. 1480

4 ¼” x 2 ½”

Small statue depicting the Aztec deity T’ouch’ma’pud’ca, god of self-gratification. Unearthed by Dr. Consonant in Chiapas, Mexico in 1902 on one of three archaeological digs in the area.

(Learn more about a Repository of Wonders here.)

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