Mictlantecuhtli ( from the Nahuatl 'Lord of the underworld', derived from tecuh-tli "sir" and Mictlan "place of the Dead") is the Aztec, Zapotec and Mixtec God of the underworld and the dead of the ancient México.:

Mictlantecuhtli, "Lord of the underworld", from tecuh-tli "sir" and Mictlan "place of the Dead", is the Aztec, Zapotec and Mixtec God of the underworld and the dead of the ancient México.

Resplendent quetzal, Los Quetzales National Park, Costa Rica

The most spectacular feature of the resplendent quetzal, often held to be the most beautiful and ornate bird species in the Western Hemisphere, is the greatly elongated, glistening emerald-green tail…

Quetzal: when in Costa Rica, we heard this bird in the wild. The natives thought it was a beautiful sound, but we found it very sad, like the sound of a wounded puppy.

fairy-wren: resplendent quetzal (photo by todd gustafson) Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them.

Uitsitsilin  (colibrí en nahuatl) Mixta: estilografo y color sobre papel 28 × 21.5 $500

Uitsitsilin (colibrí en nahuatl) Mixta: estilografo y color sobre papel 28 × 21.5 $500

Historia mexica - Tenochtitlan y sus alrededores, Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

Historia mexica - Tenochtitlan y sus alrededores, Wikipedia, la enciclopedia…

Aztec princess and warrior

Art Deco Pin-Up Calendar Print Aztec Indian Maiden Invocacion Azteca Rare+

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