Lot n° 72
40 - 50
TEOTIHUACAN, Mexique, 450-750 ap. J.-C.
God of Fire, h. 5 cm. Pendant representing the god of fire. This human head certainly represented a high-ranking dignitary, recognizable by his headdress and thick earrings. The eyes and the mouth are drawn by deep cuts, the nose is pierced. The beard is streaked. The headdress of this figure is voluminous and detailed, it surmounts the forehead in relief. The hanging hole above the headdress indicates that this object was worn as a pendant.
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