(Reconstruction of ancient Huehuetl) -In central Mexico, it was very common, starting in the early colonial period, to have musical accompaniment for plays. A huehuetl is a cylindrical drum generally three-feet-high.
"In the foreground: Huehuetéotl-Tlaloc Tenochtitlan (Mexico-City), Templo Mayor 1325 - 1521 (?) Stone 66 x 57,3 x 56 cm Museo del Templo Mayor, Mexico-City The Mexica, resp. the Aztecs, copied typical forms of expression of Teotihuacan adapting them to their cult, like for example the Old Fire god. In this case, the position of the hands is different, and attributes of the rain god Tlaloc have been added (canine teeth, rings around the eyes)."