AZTECS of North America – The Australian Museum Sydney Show

Beautiful-WomanHaving already shown at the Melbourne Museum, the fabulous show about the AZTECS of North America has moved to the Australian Museum on College Street in Sydney and will be on view there until January 2015.

Escaneo16This is one of those once in a lifetime event exhibitions to see, a must for all those interested in arts and culture. It showcases a society that emerged as a dominant force in Mesoamerica.

TradingThey had a highly developed system of agriculture; feeding terraced gardens down hillsides using sophisticated engineering to construct irrigation canals and aqueducts. Superbly displayed and laid out, this show aims to change people’s perceptions by telling their real story through a simply stunning array of more than 200 sacred cultural objects.

MarketsTo ensure life continued, people in AZTEC society were required to sacrifice their own kind to this enormous quantity of Gods. If they failed to be active in their beliefs they were threatened with the fear of the sun not rising and their world ending, which was a pretty powerful motive to do so.

MuralAlong with the arrival of Spanish culture the defeat of the AZTECS heralded the beginning of the modern era. It took the Spanish two years to defeat their warriors and peoples and the culture all but disappeared off the face of the earth overnight.

MaskIn the show there are some amazing greenstone objects, including a stunning mask inset with obsidian eyes. He predates the Aztec culture and reflects their respect for, and identification with, an ancient local culture. Take the whole family to view the AZTECS – Access the Mystery, The Empire and Admire the Art of a significant culture, which is today still mainly misunderstood. NOW SHOWING:

nd their significant heritage and it is a culture that is today still widely misunderstood. – See more at: http://www.thecultureconcept.com/aztecs-access-the-mystery-the-empire-admire-the-art?preview=true&preview_id=55548&preview_nonce=b8bf4e69ef#sthash.zwombssx.dpuf Australian Museum, College Street, Sydney ADMISSION

Ancient Societies

AZTECS – Access the Mystery, The Empire & Admire the Art

– See more at: http://www.thecultureconcept.com/aztecs-access-the-mystery-the-empire-admire-the-art?preview=true&preview_id=55548&preview_nonce=b8bf4e69ef#sthash.zwombssx.dpuf

Ancient Societies

AZTECS – Access the Mystery, The Empire & Admire the Art

– See more at: http://www.thecultureconcept.com/aztecs-access-the-mystery-the-empire-admire-the-art?preview=true&preview_id=55548&preview_nonce=b8bf4e69ef#sthash.zwombssx.dpuf

emerged as a dominant force in Mesoamerica, with a highly developed system of agriculture; feeding terraced gardens down hillsides using sophisticated engineering to construct irrigation canals and aqueducts. – See more at: http://www.thecultureconcept.com/aztecs-access-the-mystery-the-empire-admire-the-art?preview=true&preview_id=55548&preview_nonce=b8bf4e69ef#sthash.zwombssx.dpuf
emerged as a dominant force in Mesoamerica, with a highly developed system of agriculture; feeding terraced gardens down hillsides using sophisticated engineering to construct irrigation canals and aqueducts. – See more at: http://www.thecultureconcept.com/aztecs-access-the-mystery-the-empire-admire-the-art?preview=true&preview_id=55548&preview_nonce=b8bf4e69ef#sthash.zwombssx.dpuf
emerged as a dominant force in Mesoamerica, with a highly developed system of agriculture; feeding terraced gardens down hillsides using sophisticated engineering to construct irrigation canals and aqueducts. – See more at: http://www.thecultureconcept.com/aztecs-access-the-mystery-the-empire-admire-the-art?preview=true&preview_id=55548&preview_nonce=b8bf4e69ef#sthash.zwombssx.dpuf
emerged as a dominant force in Mesoamerica, with a highly developed system of agriculture; feeding terraced gardens down hillsides using sophisticated engineering to construct irrigation canals and aqueducts. – See more at: http://www.thecultureconcept.com/aztecs-access-the-mystery-the-empire-admire-the-art?preview=true&preview_id=55548&preview_nonce=b8bf4e69ef#sthash.zwombssx.dpuf

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