The Quetzal, beautiful bird of great value to the Aztecs and Mayans with their feathers mostly consists in the plume of Montezuma and his times their feathers were used as currency by the great value that will be considered.
Video in Spanish about the "Traveling Mummies" from Mexico that disappeared to the US and have been sent back to Mexico. Some images of the Mummies may be disturbing to some students, especially those who have experienced death. How to handle? This is a really interesting video.
Mexiko Pre-hispanische Kunst/Detail of the Penacho de Moctezuma (feathered headdress) at the Mexico City Anthropological Museum
For Russian read below 👇👇👇 This is one of the national treasures of Mexico and it is called Penacho de Moctezuma. It is not a crown but still a sign of the status and power. You can find a copy in Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. The original is located in Vienna Art Museum. Earlier it was discussed to return this headpiece to the motherland, but the artifact is SO fragile that it is impossible to transport in any way: neither plane nor sea. How did it get in Europe? Supposedly, it…
El penacho de Moctezuma - 116cm de h. 175cm de diamètre. Un des 158 cadeaux faits aux conquistadors. Chez les aztèques (XIV au XVIe s.) , seul l'empereur porte la couleur turquoise. L'arrivée, en 1519, des conquistadors menés par Hernán Cortés scella la fin de leur règne.