Figure with three faces mask brazier – three personalities [fragment of anthropomorphic brazier]. Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes - Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia. Photographer Michel Zabe
Archaeologists study the past. They look at the materials people leave behind to discover how they lived.
What can we know about the Aztecs? What can we reasonably ‘guess’? And what might we never know? Come and work through the process of historical enquiry at Te Papa.
Availability: Term 4, 2013
Learning areas and strands:
NZC – Social Sciences; Science > Nature of Science > Understanding about Science & Investigating in Science; Visual Arts > Understanding the Arts in Context; English
Age levels: Year 3–Year 8
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost per student: $6.50 (teachers and parent helpers are free)
Full programme information: Essential reading prior to attending this programme. Exploring the Aztecs programme information (PDF, 89kB)
Questions? Contact us