Teotihuacán, Mexico - UNESCO World Heritage Site - located NE of Mexico City, Teotihuacan is one of the oldest known archaeological sites in Mexico.

Teotihuacán, Mexico - UNESCO World Heritage Site - located NE of Mexico City, Teotihuacan is one of the oldest known archaeological sites in Mexico. One of my favorite memories of Mexico

Details of maya glyphs on a stelae from the archaeological site of Mixco Viejo in Guatemala.

Maya Glyphs ~ The Mayan script, also known as Mayan glyphs or Mayan hieroglyphs, is the writing system of the Maya civilization of Mesoamerica, currently the only Mesoamerican writing system that has been substantially deciphered.

Xochipilli - Aztec God of Art.    The god of art, games, beauty, dance, flowers, maize, and song in Aztec mythology, seated cross-legged on his throne. The name means Prince of Flowers.    Origin: Tlalmanalko, Mexico.    Location of the statue: Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Mexico City.

Xochipilli - Aztec God of Art. The god of art, games, beauty, dance, flowers…

"An eagle with a snake in its mouth recognizes the Aztec heritage of Mexico. 
According to Aztec legend, the gods advised the Aztec people to build their capital on the location in which they saw an eagle, perched on a prickly pear tree, eating a serpent. They built their capital, Tenochtitlan, on what is now the main plaza of Mexico City."

Mis oraciones y plegarias contigo México Terremoto de grados en Ciudad de México deja al menos 42 muertos. My thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Mexico City At least 42 people are reported dead after this afternoon's magnitude in Mexico

Aztec tattoos and their meanings. Tattoos in the Aztec culture were always done in honor of some Aztec God. They were done only during rituals.

Intricate Aztec Tattoos and Their Mythical Meanings

Good looking tattoos are often surprise what is the meaning behind that design, image or a symbol.

Ancient statue of Coatlicue, the Aztec goddess who gave birth to the moon, and stars, and is the god of sun and war. It is currently located in the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City.

Aztec "Mother of Gods" was Coatlicue, also known as Teteoinan (also transcribed…

Chacmool-1943  Excavated in 1943 at the corner of Venustiano Carranza and Pino Suarez   Streets, Mexico City. Wears a Tlaloc mask and a pendant with an        archaistic motif.

Excavated in 1943 at the corner of Venustiano Carranza and Pino Suarez Streets, Mexico City. Wears a Tlaloc mask and a pendant with an archaistic motif.

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.

Sola de Vega Woman Mexico   ( Culture People Life & Folklore  Traditions  )

dancer wearing the traditional clothing of Sola de Vega, a town located in Oaxaca (southwestern México)

Tikal was once the "capital" of the Maya people, and the largest archaeological site of pre-colombian Mayan ruins. The site contains six large Temple Pyramids. This is the Temple of the Grand Jaguar. Located in the region of Pelon Basil near Flores in the northern region of  GUATEMALA

Temple of the Grand Jaguar in Tikal, once the capital of the Mayans, and the largest archaeological site of pre-colombian Mayan ruins. The site contains six large Temple Pyramids. Located in Pelon Basil near Flores in the northern region of Guatemala.

This vessel comes from the Aztec Templo Mayor museum in Mexico City. It seems to be an image of the death deity in female form wearing a skirt ski...

This vessel comes from the Aztec Templo Mayor museum in Mexico City. It seems to be an image of the death deity in female form wearing a skirt ski.

One of 12 ceramic lids to a censer, or incense burner, that features portraits of Copan kings.  It originally sat atop a large clay vessel...used for burning incense Mayan culture

One of 12 ceramic lids to a censer, or incense burner, that features portraits of Copan kings. It originally sat atop a large clay vessel.used for burning incense Mayan culture This is Yax Kuk Mo - the Mayan king who wore goggles

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