Nahualli, image and representation

After this brief summary of ancient beliefs about nahualli, one wonders if a concept as complex and important to the Mesoamerican worldview could not have been equally reflected in the visual manifestations of pre-Hispanic times. If such records could not give additional information on the nahualism and, if the first question is affirmative, how it could have been embodied the notion of nahualli. Thus, the main intention of this work will be how plastics arts represent the nahualli between the Aztecs and other pre-Hispanic cultures.

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