Huitzilopochtli Aztec god Britannica

Huitzilopochtli, Aztec sun and war god, one of the two principal deities of Aztec religion, often represented in art as either a hummingbird or an eagle. Huitzilopochtli’s name is a cognate of the Nahuatl words huitzilin, “hummingbird,” and opochtli, “left.” Aztecs believed that dead warriors were…

30 Aztec Inspired Tattoo Designs For Men

The Aztec gods are another part of their culture that can be seen in tattoo designs. The god Tezcatlipoca who is seen sticking his tongue out can be seen in many tattoos. He is the invisible god of warrior. The other god who is often featured in tattoos is Quetzalcotl who is a serpent god associated with creativity, fertility and weather. As a ...…

Aztec Body Art – Tattoos, Body Painting, War Paint & Aztec ...

Aug 03, 2017 · An examination of Aztec body art for decorative, religious & military purposes, including the role of tattoos, body paint & the makeup used by Aztec women. Aztec body art existed in a variety of forms, from purely decorative works to those of a military and religious significance. However, while tattooing and body painting were commonplace […]…