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Manufactured with an extremely fine orange clay, this unusual vessel/figurine dons what appear to be round goggles sitting on his forehead, possibly in association with a rain/war deity linked with these objects and which later came to be known as Tláloc.

Seated figurine vessel
Early Classic (300-550 A.D.)
Teotihuacan, State of Mexico
17 x 19 cm.
National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico.

Photo © Jorge Pérez de Lara