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This representation of a jaguar rearing on its hind legs appears also to also be supporting something with its front legs. In all probability, this slab was only part of a greater wall panel that conceivably may have had a cosmological theme.

Stone slab with the depiction of a standing jaguar
Early Post-Classic period (900-1100 A.D.)
Tula, State of Hidalgo
Volcanic stone
National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico.

Photo © Jorge Pérez de Lara