getting back to my roots -A Mexican in Aztec costume during the flame ceremony in the Panamerican games at the dig of Teotihuacan, Mexico. photo: Henry Romero/reuters/scanpix

A Mexican in Aztec Costume During the Flame Ceremony (Panamerican Games, Teotihuacan, Mexico) -Henry Romero (Reuters & Scanpix)

Mayahuel is the female divinity associated with the maguey plant among cultures of central Mexico in the Postclassic era of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican chronology, and in particular of the Aztec cultures. Mayahuel was also part of a complex of interrelated maternal and fertility goddesses in Aztec mythology and is also connected with notions of fecundity and nourishment------ Chumba chumba - antonio mora

ANTONIO MORA (aka mylovt) ~ a Spanish artist who combines with talent portraits photographed in various landscapes

An awesome visual guide to Mexican traditions, holidays, folklore and more.  A great resource to learn about the culture of #mexico.

An awesome visual guide to Mexican traditions, holidays, folklore and more. A great resource to learn about the culture of Mexico.

After the rise of the Aztec Triple Alliance, the Tenochca Mexica (that is, the inhabitants of Tenochtitlan), assumed a senior position over their two allied cities — Tlatelolco and Tlacopan. Description from heritagedaily.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

MEXICA: Mexica (Meh-shee-kah) is the original Nahuatl (the so-called Aztec language) way of pronouncing Mexican, Mexicano, and Chicano and Chicana. The Mexica was the last of our great Anahuac.

Xolos were considered sacred dogs by the Aztecs, Toltecs, Maya and other groups. They were also useful companion animals. According to Aztec mythology, the deity Xolotl made the Xoloitzcuintli from a sliver of the Bone of Life from which all mankind was made. Xolotl gave this gift to Man with the instruction to guard it with his life and in exchange it would guide Man through the dangers of Mictlan, the world of Death, toward the Evening Star in the Heavens. Some people in Mexico continue to…

Xolos were considered sacred dogs by the Aztecs, Toltecs, Maya and other groups…

The great Aztec Sun Stone (12 feet in diameter) was unearthed in Mexico in 1790 and remains one of the most remarkable vestiges of the Aztec Empire ever found.

The great Aztec Sun Stone feet in diameter) was unearthed in Mexico in 1790 and remains one of the most remarkable vestiges of the Aztec Empire ever found.

aztec calendar meaning

The set of day signs used in central Mexico is identical to that used by Mixtecs, and to a lesser degree similar to those of other Mesoamerican calendars. Each of the day signs also bears an association with one of the four cardinal directions

Aztec Mask. I like this mask because of the different materials used to create the texture of the mask. You can clearly identify different materials used! The colours are also very eye catching.

I like this mask because of the different materials used to create the texture of the mask. You can clearly identify different materials used! The colours are also very eye catching.

Climb to the top of an Aztec Temple and then have my picture taken on the sacrificial stone!

Climb to the top of an Aztec Temple and then have my picture taken on the sacrificial stone!

Aztec Suns- nice for summer time or first thing in the fall when it still feels like summer

Art teacher’s lessons published in national magazine

Large Aztec Warrior stone Mask.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

note the turquoise color around the sun lately? I have at solarionics

Aztec Women Hairstyles by Kamazotz

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