Handmade Resin Statue with Antique Stone Color Finish - Coatlicue Mexico Spirituality Aztec Mythology Replica Statue 8.25"
Coatlicue is known as "skirt of serpents" in Nahuatl (native American language in Mexico) her head, made by two snakes flowing from her neck, represents the cosmic struggle of dynamic opposites. She is the "Lady of the Serpent Skirt" with a necklace of human hearts, hands and sculls, and grave digging claws on her hands and feet. In the Aztec Mother of all Aztec deities as well as the sun, the moon and the stars, she produced all earthly life.
The monumental 12 ton statue discovered in Mexico City embraces the Great Mother who bestows life and thrives on death.
Catholic priests, who couldn't bear the sight of her, asked that she be reburied after discovery in 1790 in front of the main plaza at Tenochtitlan. She is sometimes seen as a symbol of pre-Columbian Mexico.
❀ Height: 8.25”
❀ Width: 3”
❀ Depth: 2.75”
❀ Weight : 1.6 lbs.
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