Aztecs: Conquest and glory

Aztecs: Conquest and glory 

When:
29 Sep 2013 – 9 Feb 2014
Where:
Visa Platinum Gallery, Level 4 
Cost:
Admission charges apply
Type:
Arts; People and history 

Sculpture of Mictlantecuhtli (god of death), 1250–1521. Aztec. Photograph by Michel Zabé. Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes and Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia
 Sculpture of Mictlantecuhtli (god of death), 1250–1521. Aztec. Photograph by Michel Zabé. Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes and Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia

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Discover the fascinating and ultimately tragic story of the Aztec Empire through an array of cultural treasures and dramatic multimedia from Mexico’s major museums.

Enter the exhibition temple to uncover the mysteries of the Aztec afterlife. See striking statues that tell a story of belief, devotion – and human sacrifice. Delve into Aztec daily life through archaeological finds and intricate models made exclusively for the show. And set the family loose on the Character Trail to find their place in Aztec society.

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