Classic Mexican Art Jesús Helguera Mexican painter who married the heroic Aztec image to Catholicism. For any one growing up in SoCal in the this style of art was everywhere. It completely reminds me of LA and the Chicano culture boom of the period.
Mexico Travel Inspiration - Aztec temple in Yucatan, Mexico would be a place I would stop by while going through the country. The Aztecs have so much history and are so famous it would be hard no to go in see these temples.
Pakal Sarcophagus Lid ~ depiction of King Pakal CE) in the jaws of the underworld ~ symbolic of his death and journey into the underworld and resurrection with the Maize God. Temple of the Inscriptions, Palenque, Mexico.
Elaborate double WHISTLE (not ocarina) Mexico Remojadas culture Veracruz Late Classic period century CE earthenware. Is this just artistic fun or does it show a bird headed humanoid riding in a flying machine?
Yucatan: Uxmal Maya building ~ Uxmal is an ancient Maya city of the classical period in present-day Mexico. It is considered one of the most important archaeological sites of Maya culture, along with Palenque, Chichén, and Calakmul.
Olmeca - This Olmec Statue depicts a shaman in what is very similar to the Scorpion Asana of classical yoga. The Olmecs are older than the Mayans, and the most ancient civilisation discovered in Mexico.