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Title
Effigy (Incense burner)
Publication Information
Pomona College
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Aztec Regalia by Javier Galvez
Rights Information
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Description
This vessel, material not identified (likely clay with a reddish slip), features a carved and incised seated figure supporting a bowl on its head. Usually, copal (a tree resin) is burned at the beginning of a dance performance or ritual.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/azt/id/91
Subject
Incense burners and containers
Aztec dances
Indigenous peoples
Place
Mexico
United States
Source
Javier Galvez Collection
Relation
Aztec Regalia by Javier Galvez - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/azt

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