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
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 11.5 x 5 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Betty W. Alderson
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6331
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The kneeling figure is identified as Chicomecoatl or Chicomolotzin, the Aztec goddess of agriculture. She is wearing tassels on either side of her head and necklaces over the dress-like garment that covers her knees. Her hands rest on her lap. It is pink with a square base.