Standing Female Deity or Deity Impersonator

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circa 600–900

Mexican, Veracruz state, El Zapotal style

She holds a curved sacrificial knife in her upraised hand, and an incense bag in the shape of a skull hangs from her left hand. The serpents on her belt and headress may associate the figure with the cult of a particular goddess.

NCMA

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