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View Resource Sorcerers of the Fifth Heaven: Nahua Art and Ritual of Ancient Southern Mexico

This website was created to accompany an exhibition at the Princeton University Art Museum to focus on one ceramic object, a Nahua effigy censer. The effigy censer is made of clay and the mouth, nostrils, ears, and heart were perforated to allow breath-like scrolls of smoke from burning incense to be emitted from the body cavity. The censer was created in the likeness of one of the five gods...