The Aztec calendar is a visual representation of how the culture measured time. The Aztec calendar stone is a decorative representation of the calendar as well as a memorial to rit...
The Aztec Empire dominated Mesoamerica from Mexico and Guatemala to the territories of Salvador and Honduras for nearly 100 years. This empire consisted of the native speaking people known as the Nahuatl-speakers and those of the Culhua-Mexico.
The Aztec calendar is the calendar system that was used by the Aztecs as well as
other Pre-Columbian peoples of central Mexico. It is one of the Mesoamerican ...
There is not just one Aztec calendar, there are two more or less independent ... In
Nahuatl, the language of the Aztecs, it is called the tonalpohualli or, the ...
At its center is the image of the god Tonatiuh, within the sign Ollin, which means movement and represents the last of the Aztec
cosmological eras, the Fifth Sun.
Tonatiuh's hands are claws holding a human heart and his tongue is represented by a flint or obsidian knife... More »
Aztec and Mayan Calendar. Find a date in the tonalpohualli, the sacred calendar
of the Mexica, the Aztecs of Mexico. A reading of the significance of a day and ...
The artist carved the Aztec calendar stone in 1479. Naturally, it was dedicated to
the sun god. It was a massive carving, 3 feet thick, almost 12 feet across, and ...
Aztec Calendar. Sun Stone. The Aztec calendar is the calendar system that was
used by the Aztecs as well as other Pre-Columbian peoples of central Mexico.
Discover the mysteries of the Aztec calendar wheels - where did they come from?
How do they relate to even more ancient calendars? How does the calendar ...
The ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica developed complex calendar systems
based on overlapping cycles of time. The Aztec Calendar Stone is a symbolic ...