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Commonly associated with the cult of fertility, this serene carving is remarkably well preserved, down to the shell inlays of her eyes and teeth.

Image of a standing woman
Mexica (Aztec)
Late Post-Classic (1325-1521 A.D.)
Coatepec Harinas, State of Mexico
39.5 x 14 cm.
National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico.

Photo © Jorge Pérez de Lara