Flat Backed Figure

Teotihuacán1300 CE

Museo de las Americas

Museo de las Americas
Denver, United States

This figure from Teotihuacan depicts aspects of the goddess Chalchiutlicue, or Chalchiuhcueye, “She of the jade skirt.” She is Aztec deity of fertility, bodies of water and child birth.


  • Title: Flat Backed Figure
  • Creator: Teotihuacán
  • Date Created: 1300 CE
  • Location Created: Teotihuacán
  • Type: Figurine
  • Rights: Museo de las Americas

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