Dresdensis, p. 50. Dresdensis, p. 50 reconstructed

Codex Dresdensis, p. 50.

The right-hand side image shows what the original may have looked when painted.

Click on the left-hand side page to enlarge the top image.

Ending a series of pages about the planet Venus, this page pictures the diety (top) seated on planetary symbols, with green lips, wearing a skull headress, a death-eye collar and death circles on his body. Before him with bent knee stands the maize god holding a vase.

The middle image portrays a white god blindfolded threatening with spears a victim on the bottom picture.

J. Eric S. Thompson, A Commentary on the Dresden Codex (Philadelphia, 1972), p. 69.


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