Coatlicue, c. 1500, basalt, 257 cm high, Mexica (Aztec), found on the SE edge of the Plaza mayor/Zocalo in Mexico City (National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City)

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Cite this page as: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Coatlicue," in Smarthistory, August 10, 2015, accessed February 19, 2018,