Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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reproduction figure of Centeotl
  • Robert H. Kingman
  • reproduction figure of Centeotl, late 1900s–1984
  • Where object was made: Topeka, Kansas, United States
  • stone, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Betty W. Alderson
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6327

The seated figure identified as Centeotl, the Aztec god of maize. He is wearing a headdress with extensions to either side. He is wearing a skirt-like garment that hides his legs, and his hands rest on his lap. It has a rectangular base and is a light pink color.