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Why did the gods destroy the four [previous] worlds if they made them in the first place? asked Dallow Primary School. Read what Professor Elizabeth Graham had to say.

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Welcome to the Aztecs at Mexicolore!

Mexicolore is a small, independent, artefact-based teaching team providing in-school visits and teaching resources on Mexico, the Mexica (Aztecs) and the Maya. Since 1980 our living history teams have made over 2,500 visits to schools and museums throughout England.

“Mexicolore is the only organisation in the United Kingdom that for the last 30 years has been devoted to promoting Mexico’s Aztec heritage, presenting it in a unique and extraordinary way.” (Minister Ignacio Durán, ex-Cultural Attaché, Mexican Embassy, UK)

“Los felicito por la excelente labor educativa que hacen en escuelas, museos y el internet. ¡Su página es, simplemente, la mejor que yo conozca!” (Dr. Leonardo López Luján, Director, Proyecto Templo Mayor, Mexico City)

In support of our school Living History workshops on Mexico, the Aztecs and the Maya, in which over 180,000 children have already participated, this constantly updated, 100% educational website, based in London and established in 2001, offers a wealth of carefully researched information and resources on (ancient) Mexico, all designed to inspire, inform, intrigue and encourage serious students of the Aztecs, the Maya (and ancient Mesoamerica in general) of ALL ages. Note: we receive no funding of any kind, you won’t find us on Facebook, and we carry no adverts. We’re fiercely proud of our independence!

To read and share our vision, click on ‘Getting Involved’, in the left hand menu.

Bristol City Museum and Art GalleryImportant historical links between Mexico

- and Bristol City Museum...

XicolliThe Templo Mayor Museum has a rare example

of a Mexica priest’s waistcoat...

Basic Aztec facts: AZTEC PUNISHMENTSBasic Aztec facts:

AZTEC PUNISHMENTS

Ask UsWhat distinguished the clothing

of Aztec priests from that of royals?

‘How would the world be different today if the Aztecs had defeated the Conquistadors?’How would the world be different

if the Aztecs had defeated the Spanish?

Time, ritual and sacred landscape in Aztec MexicoAztec rituals were intended to keep

or restore balance in the earth...

‘Do you know the names of all the Aztec gods?’Does anyone know the names

of all the Aztec gods?

Which was the highest rank in the Aztec army?Jaguar and Eagle Warriors were NOT

the highest rank in the Aztec army...

Amaizing!Amaizing! The ancient story

of maize in Mexico

The Aztecs and the Maya (1)Brief notes for teachers

on the Aztecs and the Maya...

First London Náhuatl Study Day and WorkshopsThe very first London Náhuatl

Study Day and Workshops...