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The toad, or "sapo", is an important and commonly interpreted symbol in Mayan weaving. The sapo symbolizes fertility and life in Mayan culture and comes to life at the start of each rainy season, when fields planted with new crops are filled with toads mating and singing in the rain, calling for another successful harvest. Learn more about "Empowering Threads: Textiles of Jolom Mayaetik" on display, pre-security, in the International Terminal. http://bit.ly/EmpoweringThreads

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This image was posted on March 22, 2018.

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Installation view of "Empowering Threads: Textiles of Jolom Mayaetik"
Image by SFO Museum. It was taken on Aug 25, 2017.
Empowering Threads: Textiles of Jolom Mayaetik
This nonaviation exhibition was on display between August 2017 and April 2018 in the gallery, located in