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Sex in the City: A Comparison of Aztec Ceramic Figurines to Copal Figurines from the Templo Mayor

Cecelia F. Klein and Naoli Victoria Lona

in Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The most significant and largest temple-pyramid in the Tenochtitlan or the Aztec imperial capital was a ceramic figurine. Although these ceramic figurines were easy to transport and were widely ... More


Introduction to Temple Renovation in the Ancient Near East and Beyond

Andrew R. Davis

in Reconstructing the Temple: The Royal Rhetoric of Temple Renovation in the Ancient Near East and Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190868963
eISBN:
9780190868994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868963.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter introduces the idea of temple renovation as a distinct literary topos and shows its close association with royal ideology. Both points are made with evidence drawn from a variety of ... More


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