General Aztecs Maya Tocuaro Kids Contact 3 Jul 2020/12 Monkey
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Today's Maya date is: - 2752 days into the new cycle!
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Specific acknowledgements

Aztecs Home area

• The photo of the jade and silver Aztec warrior figure (one of the pieces we take to schools) was taken by our good friend Annette Price - who also took all the photos in our visits brochure (downloadable from the Teachers’ Page/’Our flagship programme’). To contact Annette, to whom we owe special thanks, go to
• Quotes on the Aztecs: the maize graphic, based on a glyph in the Codex Borbonicus, was created for us by John D. Starling - many thanks, John!
• Frida Kahlo: the top two photos were taken by Ian Mursell; the small images were all scanned from our personal copy of the exhibition catalogue ‘Frida Kahlo’, edited by Emma Dexter and Tanya Barson, Tate Publishing 2005
• Mexican Stamps: the codex image is from the Codex Laud (orignal in the Bodleian Library, Oxford)
• Aztec Music Lecture: the musician image is from the Codex Selden (original in the Bodleian Library, Oxford).

Teachers’ Page area

• The original b/w glyph of an Aztec teacher is from ‘Huehuehtlahtolli: Testimonios de la Antigua Palabra’ by Miguel León-Portilla and Librado Silva Galeana, published in 1991 by the Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico City
• Items for hire: both photos of our artefacts boxes were taken by Chris Tims
• More about us: photo of the Aztec teponaztli by Ian Mursell/Mexicolore, photo of the two owls by (and with thanks to) Jim Wegryn.

Aztec Life area

Aztec Life area: ‘Tiger Top!’

Aztefacts area

• The illustration in the ‘Aztec lifecheck’ is taken from ‘Huehuehtlahtolli’ (details above)
• The photo of whipping chocolate - in ‘(Cold) xocóatl’ - is from a postcard produced by Ediciones Tuluk in Mexico City - photo by David Maawad.

Aztec Stories area

Henry Moore

Mexican Masks page

Picture sources for Chicle feature

Picture sources for Teponaztli feature

Aztec Calendar date

Places to Visit

Colossal serpent feature

Aztec Music area: Occasionally even experts make mistakes!

’Tooth place’

D H Lawrence and ‘The Plumed Serpent’

Pole-climbing feature

Mexican Bank Notes (Xochipilli feature)

Vanilla feature

ADEVA (Austria)