Aztec statue

This peculiar mixed marble sculpture is the Aztec god Xipe Totec. The body is yellow marble and the arms, legs and neck are red marble. A clay model of the sculpture was first produced which was later used by the stone sculptor to copy when carving the marble.

 

clay model and original xipe totec sculpture

The clay model for the Xipe Totec Aztec statue

 

yellow marble central section of aztec statue

The yellow marble central section of the statue

 

custom mixed marble aztec sculpture

The yellow and red marble are joined on Aztec statue.

 

mixed marble totec sculpture

The statue is polished

 

back view ofl xipe totec sculpture

Back view of the Aztec statue

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