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dc.coverage.spatialMexico (nation)
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-19T23:15:04Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-19T23:15:04Z
dc.date.issued 1890
dc.identifier.citation Idolo y piedra de los sacrificios. 1890. From Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Charlotte and Maximilian collection, 1846-1927, MS 356. https://hdl.handle.net/1911/21830.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/21830
dc.description Sepia Photograph, 7.25" x 4.5". Statue of Coatlicue, the earth-mother-goddess of Aztec mythology. The photo shows statue and stone in the courtyard of the Museo Nacional, where they were displayed prior to their transfer to the Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City.
dc.description.abstract The goddess's face is represented in the form of two serpents facing one another, and her skirt is fashioned to appear as snakeskin, adorned with skulls. The stone, with pedestal, in front of the statue is believed to have been used in the highly ritualized human sacrifices encountered by the Spaniards upon their arrival at Tenochtitlan.
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.relation.IsPartOf Forms part of a bound album of Photographic images of views of Mexico, Mexico City, Cholula pyramid, urban street scenes, rural landscapes, Chapultepec exteriors and interiors, Paseo de la Reforma, other churches, and bridges. Undated, but possibly circa 1890s.
dc.relation.IsPartOfFinding Aid available at http://archives.library.rice.edu/repositories/2/resources/1008
dc.rights This material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
dc.subject.lcshCoatlicue (Aztec deity)
Coatlicue (Statue)
Aztecs--Religion
Human sacrifice--Mexico
dc.title Idolo y piedra de los sacrificios
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the TTI Better Light Super 8K2 digital scan-back system. Master Tiff images were scanned at 24-bit color, adobeRGB1998 color profile, at 600 dpi for graphically intense images and 400 dpi for text. Textual materials are marked up in TEI/XML standard (P5 version).
dc.contributor.funder Funding for the creation of this digitized text is provided by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
dc.date.digital 2008-02-20
dc.date.original 1890?
dc.subject.localConquest
Development
Indigenity
Labor
Religion
dc.source.collection Charlotte and Maximilian collection, 1846-1927, MS 356, Box 3 folder 1, Photograph 36, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University. Contact info: woodson@rice.edu
dc.identifier.original wrc35603010036
dc.identifier.digital aa00101_0036
dc.source.provenance Some materials in this collection were purchased at auction and others were donated in 1964-65, and 1976.
dc.type.genre photographs
dc.type.dcmi Image
dcterms.accessRights public domain


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