Mask III

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32 x 30 x 9 cm. Refractory white clay (1200ºC) enamelled in a second firing at low temperature.

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"When it was still night, when there was still no day, when there was still no light, they gathered, the gods were summoned there in Teotihuacan, they said, they said to each other:" Come here, oh, gods! " He will take upon himself, who will take care that there is day, that there is light?"

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(First memorials, by Bernardino de Sahagún).

© 2021 Pablo Carrión.