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Detail of Martinez Pot The horned water serpent that encircles the neck of this bowl is Avanyu. This figure is related to an ancient deity that was believed to have brought to humans the knowledge of art, science, and agriculture. The zig-zag shape near the serpent's mouth represents lightning. Julian adapted this design from others he found on ancient pottery shards.

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