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Tonatiuh and ‘movement’

Tonatiuh and ‘movement’

Courtesy of the Werner-Forman Archive

Tonatiuh, the sun god, with a symbol representing an earthquake/movement on his back. According to astrological reckonings an earthquake would finally end the world and, with it, the present sun. Stone, Museum für Völkerkunde, Basel, Switzerland.

The Werner-Forman Archive