When Two Worlds Collide

$400.00
  • When Two Worlds Collide

17.5”x24”
Vintage Stained Glass Hanging Mirror, mixed media & resin.
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Mirror frame contains the signs corresponding to the 20 days of the 18 months and five nemontemi of the Aztec 🌞 calendar, or Xiuhpōhualli. These calendrical glyphs reference the cyclical concepts of time and its relationship to the cosmic conflicts within the Aztec ideology. Beginning at the symbol just left of the center point, these symbols are read counterclockwise. The order is as follows:
1. cipactli – crocodile, 2. ehécatl – wind, 3. calli – house, 4. cuetzpallin – lizard, 5. cóatl – serpent, 6. miquiztli – skull/death, 7. mázatl – deer, 8. tochtli – rabbit, 9. atl – water, 10. itzcuintli – dog, 11. ozomatli – monkey, 12. malinalli – herb, 13. ácatl – cane, 14. océlotl – jaguar, 15. cuauhtli – eagle, 16. cozcacuauhtli – vulture, 17. ollín – movement, 18. técpatl – flint, 19. quiahuitl – rain, 20. xóchitl – flower
Mirror reads “Let your Heart therefore be perfect with the Lord our God” I Kings 8:61 ❣️