The feathered or plumed serpent (or snake) is the predominant snake in Mesoamerican culture, and really one of the most highly revered creatures. Please see our religions page for more information about the plumed serpent and Quetzalcoatl (the Nahua name for the related deity).
Visit Justin Kerr’s Maya Vase Data Base and do a search for “snake” — scroll and review the images. You have permission to copy the images into PowerPoints for educational purposes.
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