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Unformatted text preview: Atlatl: spear thrower Florentine Codex: shows human sacrifice o Heart ripped out, thrown down steps of temple, head cut off and then placed on a skull rack Chacmool: ritual object, human in reclining position with bowl on stomach o Where a heart may have been placed once it was ripped out of someones chest Coyolxauhqui o From the base of the templo mayor o Showing goddess Coyolxahqui who was killed by the gods of the Aztec (cut off her head) and threw her down a mountain where all of her limbs came off o Best known of all Aztec artifacts (myth artifact)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course ANT 200 taught by Professor Gibbs during the Spring '11 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.
- Spring '11