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…

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

An Aztec Snake

Double-headed Serpent, Aztec/Mixtec AD Honours the sacred Mesoamerican serpent.

Large Aztec Warrior stone Mask.                              …

note the turquoise color around the sun lately? I have at solarionics

Mictlantecuhtli, the Aztec god of death - Imgur

A character design reservoir for concept artists, illustrators and other creative humans History, Fashion and Photography Curated by Phil

Obsessed with Aztec Patterns! #aztec #graphics

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

Aztec Warrior Mask Serpent Calendar Mayan Plaque Maya Mexican Art

Aztec Warrior Mask Serpent Calendar Mayan Plaque Maya Mexican Art

* Tezcatlipoca - aztec god of Moon and death. His name in the Nahuatl language is often translated as "Smoking Mirror" and alludes to his connection to obsidian, the material from which mirrors were made in Mesoamerica and which was used for shamanic rituals. But this illustration is little fusion between mayan An Puch god - (god of decay and death, without eyes) and aztec god Tezcatlipoca *

Tezcatlipoca by hunterkiller on dA.Tezcatlipoca - aztec god of Moon and death. But this illustration is little fusion between mayan An Puch god - (god of decay and death, without eyes) and aztec god Tezcatlipoca.

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