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Household figures

Aztec household temple and god figures

Courtesy of the Werner-Forman Archive

Figures of gods and temples from Aztec household shrines. ‘Each household owned one or more images of the gods, made in wood, stone, or baked clay, and in some huts a cage containing a talking parrot or a small songbird hung on the wall’

From ‘Everyday Life of the Aztecs’ by Professor Warwick Bray

The Werner-Forman Archive