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Geoffrey Marchal
published on 06 April 2020

Cihuateotl (plural: Cihuateteo), a mythological representation of the spirit of a woman who died in childbirth, which was likened to death in battle in Aztec culture. Veracruz, Mexico. In the “El Zapotal” style. Classical, 600-900 CE, terracotta. Musee du Cinquantenaire, Brussels, Belgium. Made with ReMake and ReCap Pro.

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