“Flayed lord” statue goes on display

A Late Postclassic period (1200-1521 A.D.) sculpture unearthed in Mexico City last year has gone on public display for the first time in the Templo Mayor Museum. The statue is 69 cm (27 inches) high, 22.5 cm (8.9 inches) wide and 15.3 cm (6 inches) thick and carved from andesite, a quartz-rich volcanic stone. It …