This study focuses on the stones found on the walls of the church at Tizayuca. I will first discuss their iconography. I believe I have identified Mexican flowers directly tied to two of the stones. This will lead to a discussion of the flower gods and flower-related festivals. Next, I shall enumerate the ways in which the stones and the church may be connected to celestial constructs. Finally, I shall draw conclusions regarding the placement and function of the stones based on the flower symbolism and celestial correlations.
"Tizayuca: A Case Study of Embedded Stones,"
Colgate Academic Review:
Vol. 6, Article 10.
Available at: http://commons.colgate.edu/car/vol6/iss1/10