Pre Columbian Aztec Rattle figure Cihuacóatl Aztec CA. A.D. 1300-1521
A rattle figure in the form of the fertility goddess Cihuacoatl
The female figure with finely modeled design standing with open mouthed holding two children
Collection details on back mexico 1895
It has been postulated that these types of figures were used by the Aztec in a household ritual context
associated with healing and childbirth.
Ref: For a similar figure see Princeton art Museum
- Rattle in the form of fertility goddess Cihuacoatl