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Man standing next to Stela K ; near the eastern border of the Great Plaza. Quiriguá, Guatemala. Quiriguá is an ancient Maya archaeological site along the lower Montagua river in south-eastern Guatemala. Photographed by Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1894. -British Museum-

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Tezcatlipoca - god of the night sky he was known to bring material gain and glory to the Aztec people, but he was also responsible for bloodshed and compulsive magic. He was able to shape shift which he used to aid him in his trickery

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The Olmecs are a mysterious culture considered by many as the Mother Civilization of Mesoamerica. Archaeological sources believe their civilization began around 1250 BC. However, there are also opinions that it is much older, and its origins date back to 3113 BC, when god Quetzalcoatl arrived to the region. While others suggest the Olmecs originally came from Africa and introduced a calendar, writing, pyramid and tomb construction, mummification, and religious traditions to the native…

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Olmec Sculpture of a Fantastic Creature, Xochipala, Mexico, Circa: 900 BC to 500 BC

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An Aztec Snake

Double-headed Serpent Carving (Aztec, ca. 1500 AD, wood, turquoise, spondylus, and conch)

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Incan weaving - photo/picture definition - Incan weaving word and phrase image

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Rattle depicting a goddess, 600–800 AD. Late Classic, Maya http://gotomexico.co.uk/

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Quetzalcoatlus northropi is an azhdarchid pterosaur known from the Late Cretaceous of North America (Maastrichtian stage) and one of the largest known flying animals of all time. It is a member of the family Azhdarchidae, a family of advanced toothless pterosaurs with unusually long, stiffened necks. Its name comes from the Mesoamerican feathered serpent god Quetzalcoatl

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