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Codex Nuttall: Pulque scene

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Description: Ancient West Mexico: Art and Archaeology of the Unknown Past
Throughout the Mesoamerican world, feasts were the catalyst for significant ritual, social, and political interchange. We know from historical documents and hieroglyphic texts that pre-Hispanic peoples held over a dozen annual feasts, and that they commemorated life and death events, and brokered political and economic deals, in a milieu of feasting. These occasions were comparable to, or even exceeded, the bounty and significance of present-day state dinners or our own religious and national …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.89-105

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