getting back to my roots -A Mexican in Aztec costume during the flame ceremony in the Panamerican games at the dig of Teotihuacan, Mexico. photo: Henry Romero/reuters/scanpix

A Mexican in Aztec Costume During the Flame Ceremony (Panamerican Games, Teotihuacan, Mexico) -Henry Romero (Reuters & Scanpix)

Tlaloc (Tlá-loch) was the Aztec rain deity and one of the most ancient and widespread deities of all Mesoamerica. Tlaloc was thought to live on the top of the mountains, especially the ones always covered by clouds; and from there he sent the much needed rains. The rain god was a pan-Mesoamerican deity, whose origins can be traced back to Teotihuacan and the Olmec. The rain deity was called Chaac by the ancient Maya and Cocijo by the Zapotec of Oaxaca.

Tlaloc (Tlá-loch) was the Aztec rain deity and one of the most ancient and…

Quetzalcoatl warrior mask helmet WIP! this will be painted and sport a feather crest flowing backwards and behind. 1-2 weeks

This Quetzalcoatl mask is just awesome. In relation to the project, something like this may be shaped into an armrest.

Obsessed with Aztec Patterns! #aztec #graphics

Love everything Aztec print! Check them out here: Bright Multi, Colorful Multi, Green, Peach, Dark Multi

aztec weapons - Google Search

An artistic depiction of numerous weapons commonly found and used by the Mayan's of times gone by. All seem to feature this rugged but imposing design.

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

An Aztec Snake

Double-headed serpent turquoise mosaic Mexico, century AD An icon of Mexica (Aztec) art, this striking object was probably worn on ceremonial occasions as a pectoral (an ornament worn on the chest).

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