Aztec artifacts

Explore the world of Aztec artifacts and delve into the rich history and culture of the ancient Aztec civilization. Find unique and intriguing pieces that showcase the artistic mastery of this fascinating civilization.
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The lessons of the past aren’t just written in history books and brittle, yellowing scrolls—they’re also worked into the art and architecture we appreciate, whether it’s in our beloved museums, protected sites in the Great Outdoors, or splendidly photographed and posted on our favorite social network.

Christi Harris
"City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan" | Justina Blakeney Maya, Teotihuacan, Art, Mesoamerican, Mexican Art, Archaeology, Aztec Artifacts, Ancient Aztecs, Inca

I visited the LACMA last week, it was the last day of this exhibit: City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan. Teotihuacan was an ancient, multi-ethnic, cosmopolitan city that was booming in the first millennium CE in what is now central Mexico– it was the largest urban center in the Americas in its day. The exhibit focused...

Sahid Anzaldo Medero
Mictlantecuhtli | Aztec deity | Britannica

Mictlantecuhtli, Aztec god of the dead, usually portrayed with a skull face. With his wife, Mictecacíhuatl, he ruled Mictlan, the underworld. The souls of those whose manner of death failed to call them to various paradises (i.e., for those dead by war, sacrifice, childbirth, drowning, lightning,