Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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reproduction figure of Chicomecoatl
  • Robert H. Kingman
  • reproduction figure of Chicomecoatl, late 1900s–1984
  • Where object was made: Topeka, Kansas, United States
  • stone, carving, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 12.5 x 6 x 3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Betty W. Alderson
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6323

The standing human figure is identified as Chicomecoatl the Aztec goddess of agriculture. She is wearing a wide headdress with circles on either side. Chevrons and a necklace adorn the top of the dress. Her arms are at her sides. It has a small rectangular base and is very block-like. The stone is light pink with darker vertical veining.