Water god Xipe Totec


Water god Xipe Totec


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Museums replica| polymer cast| hand-made | height 15.5 cm


Water god Xipe Totec

Ancient American rainmaker. The Aztecs knew that the force of gods, the energy of nature were not inexhaustible. With terrible human sacrifices, one tried to renew vital forces - better sacrifice one human being than an entire people. Xipe Totec, translated as "The Lord, of us, the Oppressed", was the god of spring and vegetation. Actually, a friendly deity, although those sacrificed to him were skinned, and he wore their skins as symbol of renewal. Original: Aztec Museum, México City. Aztec culture area, 14th - 16th century, polymer ars mundi museum replica, hand-cast; Height with base 15.5 cm.

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