Image sourced from a postcard of the sculpture at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City.
The stone figure was found in 1874 by the archeologist Augustus Le Plongeon, in Chichén Itzá. Other variations of the same sculpture have been found through out Mexico. It is often found at the foot of altars and is believed to have function as a vehicle between the gods and humans.The sculptures also often have iconography related to water and Tlaloc, the rain deity from the Aztec pantheon.
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