Location City: Mexico City





This vessel represents the goggle-eyed deity associated with rain and crops, critical for the agricultural Aztecs.

Tlaloc vessel





Offering #4, La Venta
These seventeen baby-faced figures may have represented a priestly ritual, a sacrifice, or a procession.

Offering #4, La Venta







Olmec
This was buried in an offering at an Aztec temple, some 1500 years later and far from where it was made.

Olmec mask



Coyolxauhqui Monolith
The family drama that lead to Coyolxuahqui’s dismemberment represented here has great soap opera potential.

Coyolxauhqui Monolith









Virgin of Guadalupe
The Virgin miraculously appeared to a Nahua man in 1531, and has since been the object of intense devotion.

Virgin of Guadalupe