Home Tags Aztec

Tag: aztec

The temazcal, sweat lodge, found in La Merced, Mexico City, Mexico. (INAH)

Finding Temazcaltitlán: Aztec ‘Sweat Lodge’ Holds Sacred Meaning in Mexico

The ruins of a 14th century Aztec ‘sweat lodge’, known as a temazcal, have been unearthed in Mexico City . It is located...
Reproduction of Moctezuma

Test Show’s Aztec Gold Bar Was Lost By Fleeing Conquistadors

A chemical analysis of a gold bar in Mexico revealed that it was part of the treasure stolen by the Spanish conquistadors...
Day of the Dead: Aztec Goddess Worship to Mexican Celebration

Day of the Dead: Aztec Goddess Worship to Mexican Celebration

Day of the Dead might sound like a solemn affair, but Mexico’s  famous holiday  is actually a lively commemoration of the departed....
A teocalli, or temple, was found etched into the central stone of the arch entrance dedicated to the rain god Tláloc. (Edith Camacho, INAH)

Pre-Hispanic Symbols Found in a Mexican Tunnel

Archaeologists in Ecatepec, México state, have found a centuries old tunnel with symbolic imagery. The tunnel in Ecatepec is part of a 17th-century...
‘Bauhaus Aztec priestesses’ stormed Rick Owens’ bubble-filled SS20 runway

‘Bauhaus Aztec priestesses’ stormed Rick Owens’ bubble-filled SS20 runway

Wait... what? We’re now in the final days of the SS20 fashion season, with...
An Aztec mirror made of obsidian.

Peering Through Time: Early Mesoamerican Mirrors for Grooming and Divination

Mirrors are known to have been used by human beings for thousands of years. The earliest examples of manufactured mirrors come from Anatolia...

Popular articles

10,430FollowersFollow
1,029FollowersFollow
49,729FollowersFollow