"Candelabra" of Paracas Peninsula, Peru. Carved into a coastal cliff, this geoglyph is 650' high x 200' wide. Although similar to the Nazca Lines that lie 125 miles southeast, it was made by an earlier civilization, the Paracas, who lived about 650 BCE. Visible from far out at sea, the Candelabra was a navigational landmark, as it still is today. Photo by Y.A. Bertrand.
Well-Curated: The Aztec World
Family Codex, 1575-1577, an image from a sixteenth-century colonial manuscript compiled by Fray Bernardino de Sahagún, depicts a family at home with a girl burning incense in a handheld brazier.
Lascaux, Franrijk, Dordogne, grotschildering, 15.000-10.000 v. Chr
The ancient people of Mesoamerica had several calendar systems - the Haab, the Tzolkin, the Long Count - the phrase Sacred Calendar however, is...
Aztec Sun Stone from Aztec Empire dated 1512. One of great wonders, in museo de Antropologia, Mexico city
Aztec Sunstone & Quetzalcoatl
Early medieval Scandinavian pendants charms. The Vikings, X-XI century.