Storm or rain god
This is a representation of the rain or storm god, who is found throughout Central America. The blue represents water but the goggle eyes and fangs are the storm god’s motifs. He is associated with fertility and is known by many names such as Tlaloc and Chak.
|Full Name||incensario head|
|Common Name||storm or rain god|
|Period classification||Gulf Coast Classic Period 300 - 900AD (Central America)|
|Collection class||Religion and magic|
|Production continent||Latin America and the Caribbean|
|Function detail||Acquired by Rev. Francis Julian Dyson when he sailed around the world between 1885 and 1889.|