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Stone seated figure of Xochipilli, AD 1325-1521 from Mexico. Aztec Xochipilli was the Mexica god of music and dance. His name in Nahuatl, the language spoken by the Mexica, means 'Flower Prince'. He was also called Macuilxochitl. Music and dance played an important role in Mexica religious and public ceremonies.

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Stone seated figure of Xochipilli, AD 1325-1521 from Mexico. Aztec Xochipilli was the Mexica god of music and dance. His name in Nahuatl, the language spoken by the Mexica, means 'Flower Prince'. He was also called Macuilxochitl. Music and dance played an important role in Mexica religious and public ceremonies.