Core tip: a tourist in the British museum exhibition at turquoise mask, it is said that it represents the sun toner tiu.
The s to the 1502 giant eagle statuette back with a circular cavity, a tourist in the British museum exhibition at turquoise mask, it is said that it represents the sun toner tiu.
The s to the 1502 giant eagle statuette back with a circular cavity, to hold the prayer.
S can be traced back to 1400 in 1521 to a two-headed snake plastron, it was given to cortes moctezuma ii tribute.
S can be traced back to 1400 in 1521 to worship with dagger.
In Britain, the daily mail reported in the British museum in London will be held on September 24 local time the Aztec exhibition, at the appointed time, a pyramid with a history of 500 and a mask made of dozens of gem inlay will be unveiled.
The exhibition entitled 'moctezuma: Aztec ruler' (
Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler)
, mainly revolves around moctezuma ii's life.
Moctezuma ii is cunning, well, life is controversial, there is a as a monarch, but expelled from Spanish colonists, fell to a tragic end.
Exhibition will be open to the public on September 24, estimates that there will be 200000 people to visit.
In addition to the diamond as a mask, the skeleton and stone and other help for the items on display.
Many of the exhibits are on loan from Mexico and Europe, for the first time in the British museum.
Exhibition central (
The British museum dome below)
Is a celebration of jihad pyramid, the pyramid by his own moctezuma ii.
It made from volcanic rock, about 1 m high, considered from temple to retrieve, s can be traced back to 1507 AD.
Exhibits will include a giant eagle used to store blood, the capture figurines, one made of wood, shell Mosaic and ritual dagger, and a special offering container of the heart.
Ornate masks have a description in the ares of Mosaic masks, is to use pieces of turquoise in around 30 years old of age in a men's skull Mosaic.
Moctezuma ii from 1502 to 1520, ruled from the Pacific coast to the territory of the gulf of Mexico.
He is regarded as a half man and half in god's character, prohibit people touch him, they can only when meet low head, no command can't look up.
Moctezuma ii came to power in 1502 in the capital city, chitty LanCheng (
The modern city)
Center to build a palace, the city more than 20, ten thousand people live in.
In 1519, the Spanish colonists hernan cortes (
With a great army invaded the aztecs.
At this point, the moctezuma ii committed a fatal mistake, to cortes polite and open the gates to face into the palace.
But the Spanish colonists treachery, scored moctezuma ii and pushed him to the king of Spain took the oath of allegiance.
Moctezuma ii later mysterious deaths.
Some think moctezuma ii was stoned to death by the Aztec people, others say he is murder by the Spanish people.
In the Spanish colonists on the aztecs of under the influence of the so-called new civilization, modern Mexico was born.
The exhibition with the europeans to moctezuma ii idealized description of cultural relics and whitewash history paintings in stark contrast, in these paintings, cortez with moctezuma ii's envoy to dinner.
The British museum curator colin McEwan (
Said, before that, the British people are always standing on the perspective of western history moctezuma ii.
According to McEwan, Aztec people said he is not the aztecs, the Spanish people only know that they are 'the Mexican' (
The exhibition continues until January 24th, adult tickets to 12 pounds.