• Culture/People:

    probably Tepaneca (Tepanec) (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Figure of Ehecatl, the wind god

  • Date created:

    AD 1325-1521

  • Place:

    Near Atzcapotzalco; Atzcapotzalco; San Miguel; Federal District; Mexico

  • Media/Materials:

    Basalt

  • Techniques:

    Pecked, ground

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of H.H. Rice; purchased by MAI in 1919 using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).

  • Dimensions:

    14 x 17 x 25 cm

  • Catalog number:

    9/2874

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