Mexica (Aztec). <em>Reclining Jaguar</em>, 1400-1521. Volcanic stone, 5 x 11 x 5 3/4 in. (12.7 x 27.9 x 14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Carll H. de Silver Fund, 38.45. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 38.45_SL1.jpg)

Reclining Jaguar

Artist:Mexica (Aztec)

Medium: Volcanic stone

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Dates:1400-1521

Dimensions: 5 x 11 x 5 3/4 in. (12.7 x 27.9 x 14.6 cm)

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Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 38.45

Image: 38.45_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Reclining grey stone jaguar. Tail curved above one hind leg that rests on the other. All parts of the animal are carefully carved with the eyes and mouth open and the jaguar's two straight paws extending in front of body. The side of the tail is partly broken; the stone is chipped in a few places, but the overall condition is good.

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