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Dumbarton Oaks Studies in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology
The Iconography of the Teotihuacan Tlaloc
Esther Pasztory

In Pasztory’s iconographic analysis of this deity, she discusses representations traditionally associated with the rain god Tlaloc. Two rain deities in the art of Teotihuacan are also identified: a Crocodile-Tlaloc associated with earth and water, and a Jaguar-Tlaloc associated with water, warfare, and possibly a sacrificial warrior cult.