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MEXICO-AZTEC/REMAINS
RTX1NJL7
August 08, 2015
A visitor looks at pieces used as offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli, at an exhibition titled "An...
Mexico City, Mexico
A visitor looks at pieces used as offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli in Mexico City
A visitor looks at pieces used as offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli, at an exhibition titled "An Offering to Xochipilli" during a media tour at the Museum of the Templo Mayor in Mexico City August 7, 2015. Ancient offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli which were excavated in Mexico City went on display in the Mexican capital on Friday, revealing new insights into the little-known god of art.The artefacts were discovered at the ruins of Templo Mayor, one of the largest and most important temples of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, which was used for religious ceremonies and human sacrifices. REUTERS/Henry Romero
MEXICO-AZTEC/REMAINS
RTX1NJL0
August 08, 2015
An ornamental knife, used for sacrifices, is seen at an exhibition titled "An Offering to Xochipilli"...
Mexico City, Mexico
An ornamental knife, used for sacrifices, is seen at an exhibition titled "An Offering to Xochipilli"...
An ornamental knife, used for sacrifices, is seen at an exhibition titled "An Offering to Xochipilli" during a media tour at the Museum of the Templo Mayor in Mexico City August 7, 2015. Ancient offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli which were excavated in Mexico City went on display in the Mexican capital on Friday, revealing new insights into the little-known god of art. The artefacts were discovered at the ruins of Templo Mayor, one of the largest and most important temples of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, which was used for religious ceremonies and human sacrifices. REUTERS/Henry Romero
MEXICO-AZTEC/REMAINS
RTX1NJKZ
August 08, 2015
Visitors look at pieces used as offerings to Aztec god Xochipilli at an exhibition titled "An Offering...
Mexico City, Mexico
Visitors look at pieces used as offerings to Aztec god Xochipilli at an exhibition in Mexico City
Visitors look at pieces used as offerings to Aztec god Xochipilli at an exhibition titled "An Offering to Xochipilli" during a media tour at the Museum of the Templo Mayor in Mexico City August 7, 2015. Ancient offerings to Xochipilli which were excavated in Mexico City went on display in the Mexican capital on Friday, revealing new insights into the little-known god of art.The artefacts were discovered at the ruins of Templo Mayor, one of the largest and most important temples of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, which was used for religious ceremonies and human sacrifices. REUTERS/Henry Romero
MEXICO-AZTEC/REMAINS
RTX1NJKW
August 08, 2015
A mini instrument used as offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli is seen at an exhibition titled "An Offering...
Mexico City, Mexico
A mini instrument used as offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli is seen at an exhibition titled in Mexico...
A mini instrument used as offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli is seen at an exhibition titled "An Offering to Xochipilli" during a media tour at the Museum of the Templo Mayor in Mexico City August 7, 2015. Ancient offerings to Xochipilli which were excavated in Mexico City went on display in the Mexican capital on Friday, revealing new insights into the little-known god of art. The artefacts were discovered at the ruins of Templo Mayor, one of the largest and most important temples of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, which was used for religious ceremonies and human sacrifices. REUTERS/Henry Romero
MEXICO-AZTEC/REMAINS
RTX1NJKO
August 08, 2015
An image of the Aztec god Xochipilli (C), part of pieces used as offerings, is seen at an exhibition...
Mexico City, Mexico
An image of the Aztec god Xochipilli is seen at an exhibition titled "An Offering to Xochipilli" during...
An image of the Aztec god Xochipilli (C), part of pieces used as offerings, is seen at an exhibition titled "An Offering to Xochipilli" during a media tour at the Museum of the Templo Mayor in Mexico City August 7, 2015. Ancient offerings to Xochipilli which were excavated in Mexico City went on display in the Mexican capital on Friday, revealing new insights into the little-known god of art.The artefacts were discovered at the ruins of Templo Mayor, one of the largest and most important temples of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, which was used for religious ceremonies and human sacrifices. REUTERS/Henry Romero
MEXICO-AZTEC/REMAINS
RTX1NJKK
August 08, 2015
A cameraman records pieces used as offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli, at an exhibition titled "An...
Mexico City, Mexico
A cameraman records pieces used as offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli during a media tour at the Museum...
A cameraman records pieces used as offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli, at an exhibition titled "An Offering to Xochipilli" during a media tour at the Museum of the Templo Mayor in Mexico City August 7, 2015. Ancient offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli which were excavated in Mexico City went on display in the Mexican capital on Friday, revealing new insights into the little-known god of art.The artefacts were discovered at the ruins of Templo Mayor, one of the largest and most important temples of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, which was used for religious ceremonies and human sacrifices. REUTERS/Henry Romero
MEXICO-AZTEC/REMAINS
RTX1NJKH
August 08, 2015
An ornamental knife, used for sacrifices, is seen at an exhibition titled "An Offering to Xochipilli"...
Mexico City, Mexico
An ornamental knife, used for sacrifices, is seen at an exhibition titled "An Offering to Xochipilli"...
An ornamental knife, used for sacrifices, is seen at an exhibition titled "An Offering to Xochipilli" during a media tour at the Museum of the Templo Mayor in Mexico City August 7, 2015. Ancient offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli which were excavated in Mexico City went on display in the Mexican capital on Friday, revealing new insights into the little-known god of art. The artefacts were discovered at the ruins of Templo Mayor, one of the largest and most important temples of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, which was used for religious ceremonies and human sacrifices. REUTERS/Henry Romero
MEXICO-AZTEC/REMAINS
RTX1NJK9
August 08, 2015
Templo Mayor museum director Patricia Ledezma (C) walks past three ornamental knives, used for sacrifices,...
Mexico City, Mexico
Templo Mayor museum director Patricia Ledezma walks past three ornamental knives during a media tour...
Templo Mayor museum director Patricia Ledezma (C) walks past three ornamental knives, used for sacrifices, at an exhibition titled "An Offering to Xochipilli" during a media tour at the Museum of the Templo Mayor in Mexico City August 7, 2015. Ancient offerings to the Aztec god Xochipilli which were excavated in Mexico City went on display in the Mexican capital on Friday, revealing new insights into the little-known god of art. The artefacts were discovered at the ruins of Templo Mayor, one of the largest and most important temples of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, which was used for religious ceremonies and human sacrifices. REUTERS/Henry Romero
MEXICO-GAMES/
RTX1EIPK
May 25, 2015
Dancers dressed in prehispanic costumes perform during the Ceremony of the Ignition of the New Fire,...
Teotihuacan, Mexico
Dancers dressed in prehispanic costumes perform during the Ceremony of the Ignition of the New Fire,...
Dancers dressed in prehispanic costumes perform during the Ceremony of the Ignition of the New Fire, at the ancient pyramids of Teotihuacan outside Mexico City May 25, 2015. The flame will be transferred to Toronto for the Pan-American games, which will be held there from July 10 to 26. REUTERS/Henry Romero
MEXICO-TOURISM/
RTR4UC2A
March 22, 2015
Tourists gather around Kukulcan Castle, one of the seven wonders of the modern world, at the archaeological...
PISTE, Mexico
Tourists gather around Kukulcan Castle, one of the seven wonders of the modern world, at the archaeological...
Tourists gather around Kukulcan Castle, one of the seven wonders of the modern world, at the archaeological site of Chichen Itza during the spring equinox, at the Yucatan Peninsula March 21, 2015. REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Garcia
MEXICO/
RTR3FAWA
March 22, 2013
A tourist looks at Kukulcan Castle, one of the seven wonders of the modern world, at the archaeological...
PISTE, Mexico
Tourist looks at Kukulcan Castle, one of the seven wonders of the modern world, at the archaeological...
A tourist looks at Kukulcan Castle, one of the seven wonders of the modern world, at the archaeological site of Chichen Itza during the spring equinox, at the Yucatan Peninsula March 21, 2013. REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Garcia (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)
MAYA-CALENDAR/
RTR3BU3O
December 22, 2012
A man dressed in an Aztec costume performs a dance during a ceremony to mark the close of the 13th bak'tun...
Teotihuacan, Mexico
Man dressed in an Aztec costume performs a dance during a ceremony to mark the close of the 13th bak'tun...
A man dressed in an Aztec costume performs a dance during a ceremony to mark the close of the 13th bak'tun outside the Pre Columbian archeological zone of Teotihuacan December 21, 2012. Thousands of mystics, hippies and tourists celebrated in the sunshine of southeastern Mexico on Friday as the Earth survived a day billed by doomsday theorists as the end of the world and a new era began for the Maya people. New Age dreamers, alternative lifestyle gurus and curious onlookers from around the world descended on the ruins of Maya cities to mark the close of the 13th bak'tun - a period of around 400 years - and many hoped it would lead to a better era for humanity. REUTERS/Henry Romero (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY)
MAYA-CALENDAR/
RTR3BTWP
December 21, 2012
Mayte Dominuez, shaman of the town of Cuisnahuat, holds up the sacred fire during a ceremony at the Maya...
Santa Ana, El Salvador
Mayte Dominuez, shaman of the town of Cuisnahuat, holds up the sacred fire during a ceremony in Santa...
Mayte Dominuez, shaman of the town of Cuisnahuat, holds up the sacred fire during a ceremony at the Maya archeological site of Tazumal in Santa Ana, about 75 km (47 miles) away from San Salvador December 21, 2012. Mystics, hippies and tourists descended on the ruins of Maya cities to mark the close of the 13th bak'tun - a period of around 400 years - and many hoped it would lead to a better era for humanity. This week, at sunrise on Friday, December 21, an era closes in the Maya Long Count calendar, an event that has been likened by different groups to the end of days, the start of a new, more spiritual age or a good reason to hang out at old Maya temples across Mexico and Central America. REUTERS/Ulises Rodriguez (EL SALVADOR - Tags: SOCIETY)
MAYA-CALENDAR/
RTR3BSWM
December 21, 2012
A woman burns incense and walks past a child during the pre-Hispanic mass of "Segunda Conexion" (Second...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Woman burns incense and walks past a child during pre-Hispanic mass of "Segunda Conexion" outside the...
A woman burns incense and walks past a child during the pre-Hispanic mass of "Segunda Conexion" (Second Connection) to commemorate the 13th bak'tun, an epoch lasting roughly 400 years, outside the Chi Ixim church in Tactic, Alta Verapaz region, December 20, 2012. On December 21, an era closes in the Maya Long Count calendar, an event that has been likened by different groups to the end of days, the start of a new, more spiritual age or a good reason to hang out at old Maya temples across Mexico and Central America. The Chi Ixim church is a sacred Mayan site. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (GUATEMALA - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY RELIGION)
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MAYA-CALENDAR/
RTR3BQB6
December 19, 2012
A woman offers Maya figurines for sale near the archaeological site of the Maya civilization of Copan...
Copan, Honduras
A woman offers Maya figurines for sale near the archaeological site of the Maya civilization of Copan...
A woman offers Maya figurines for sale near the archaeological site of the Maya civilization of Copan December 18, 2012. This week, at sunrise on Friday, December 21, an era closes in the Maya Long Count calendar, an event that has been likened by different groups to the end of days, the start of a new, more spiritual age or a good reason to hang out at old Maya temples across Mexico and Central America. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera (HONDURAS - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
MAYA-CALENDAR/
RTR3BOUA
December 17, 2012
Tourists climb the Maya pyramid of Nohoch Mul at the archaeological site of Coba December 15, 2012. December...
Mexico
Tourists climb the Maya pyramid of Nohoch Mul at the archaeological site of Coba
Tourists climb the Maya pyramid of Nohoch Mul at the archaeological site of Coba December 15, 2012. December 21 marks the end of an age in a 5,125 year-old Maya calendar, an event that is variously interpreted as the end of days, the start of a new era or just a good excuse for a party. Thousands of New Age mystics, spiritual adventurers and canny businessmen are converging on ancient ruins in southern Mexico and Guatemala to find out what will happen. Picture taken December 15, 2012 REUTERS/Victor Gerardo Ruiz Garcia (MEXICO - Tags: TRAVEL SOCIETY RELIGION)
BOLIVIA/
RTR3BNSF
December 17, 2012
The Tunupa ship is seen as Bolivian priests make offerings in Lake Titicaca, 74 km (46 miles) away from...
La Paz, Bolivia
Tunupa ship is seen as Bolivian priests make offerings in Lake Titicaca
The Tunupa ship is seen as Bolivian priests make offerings in Lake Titicaca, 74 km (46 miles) away from La Paz City, in La Paz December 16, 2012. Sunday marks the first of six days of celebrations to commemorate the end of the Mayan Calendar on December 21, which some believe to be the end of the world, that indigenous Bolivians regard as the change of an era. REUTERS/Gaston Brito (BOLIVIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
MEXICO/
RTR3A309
November 06, 2012
An actor performs a Mayan ritual as Mexican sailor Galia Moss departs on her journey through Latin America...
Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
An actor performs a Mayan ritual as Mexican sailor Moss departs on her journey through Latin America...
An actor performs a Mayan ritual as Mexican sailor Galia Moss departs on her journey through Latin America from the Xcaret ecological park in Playa del Carmen November 6, 2012. Moss will sail around Latin America alone through sponsoring countries Granada, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador and the Galapagos, covering a total of 14,500 nautical miles in approximately 180 days, in support of education in Mexico. REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Garcia (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT YACHTING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
MEXICO/
RTR39RYA
October 30, 2012
Tourists take pictures of themselves in front of the Mayan temple of Kukulkan, the feathered serpent...
Chichen Itza, Mexico
Tourists take pictures of themselves in front of the Mayan temple of Kukulkan at the archaeological site...
Tourists take pictures of themselves in front of the Mayan temple of Kukulkan, the feathered serpent and Mayan snake deity, at the archaeological site of Chichen Itza, in the southern Mexican state of Yucatan October 29, 2012. Chichen Itza, which means "at the mouth of the well of the Itza", was a religious and commercial center during 900-1200 A.D. in the northern Mayan lowlands.The temple of Kukulkan was used for religious ceremonies and astronomical studies. Picture taken October 29, 2012. REUTERS/Claudia Daut (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)
GUATEMALA/
RTR38ZTQ
October 10, 2012
An indigenous woman stands in front of a fire during a Mayan ceremony in front of a church in Chichicastenango,...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
An indigenous woman stands in front of a fire during a Mayan ceremony in front of a church in Chichicastenango...
An indigenous woman stands in front of a fire during a Mayan ceremony in front of a church in Chichicastenango, 140 km (87 miles) from Guatemala City, October 10, 2012. Indigenous residents of the central Guatemala Quiche region celebrate daily pre-hispanic ceremonies to ask for good health, prosperity and work in front of churches built by the Spanish conquistadors over demolished ancient Mayan temples. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (GUATEMALA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
GUATEMALA/
RTR38ZTI
October 10, 2012
A man burns incense during a Mayan ceremony in front of a church in Chichicastenango, 140 km (87 miles)...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
A man burns incense during a Mayan ceremony in front of a church in Chichicastenango
A man burns incense during a Mayan ceremony in front of a church in Chichicastenango, 140 km (87 miles) from Guatemala City, October 10, 2012. Indigenous residents of the central Guatemala Quiche region celebrate daily pre-hispanic ceremonies to ask for good health, prosperity and work in front of churches built by the Spanish conquistadors over demolished ancient Mayan temples. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (GUATEMALA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
GUATEMALA/
RTR36L43
August 10, 2012
Nana Claudia, a Mayan priestess, adds candles to a "sacred" fire as part of the International day of...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Nana Claudia, a Mayan priestess, adds candles to a "sacred" fire as part of the International day of...
Nana Claudia, a Mayan priestess, adds candles to a "sacred" fire as part of the International day of Indigenous People celebrations in the Kaminal Juyu archaeological zone in Guatemala City August 9, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (GUATEMALA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
MEXICO/
RTR2ZOVP
March 22, 2012
People look at the pyramid of Chichen Itza in the southern Mexican state of Yucatan March 21, 2012. Hundreds...
PISTE, Mexico
People look at the pyramid of Chichen Itza in the southern Mexican state of Yucatan
People look at the pyramid of Chichen Itza in the southern Mexican state of Yucatan March 21, 2012. Hundreds of Mexicans and tourists gathered at Chichen Itza to welcome spring at the Mayan pyramid El Castillo (The Castle), a temple to Kukulkan, the feathered serpent and Mayan snake deity. REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Garcia (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY)
GUATEMALA/
RTR2X4GL
January 31, 2012
Members of Guatemala's indigenous Mayan community of the Quiche region take part in a prehispanic ceremony...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Members of Guatemala's indigenous Mayan community of the Quiche region take part in a prehispanic ceremony...
Members of Guatemala's indigenous Mayan community of the Quiche region take part in a prehispanic ceremony marking the anniversary of the burning of the Spanish embassy in Guatemala City January 31, 2012. 37 people were burned to death in 1980, when government forces tried to forcefully remove a group of indigenous demonstrators that had taken the embassy in protest. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (GUATEMALA)
MEXICO/
RTR2R3SV
September 11, 2011
A Mayan priestess performs the ritual of "Mayan Fire Ceremony" as witness two Tibetan monks during the...
Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
A Mayan priestess performs the ritual of "Mayan Fire Ceremony" as witness twoTibetan monks during the...
A Mayan priestess performs the ritual of "Mayan Fire Ceremony" as witness two Tibetan monks during the First Tibetan Cultural Maya meeting in the Riviera Maya at Playa del Carmen September 10, 2011. The inaugural meeting aims to encourage the exchange of knowledge between these two ancient cultures and to share values related to the preservation of life and respect for nature. REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Garcia (MEXICO - Tags: RELIGION)
GUATEMALA/
RTR2OX7V
July 15, 2011
People stand around the sacred fire after burning offerings of candles, bread and honey during the "Maya...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
People stand around the sacred fire after burning offerings of candles, bread and honey during the "Maya...
People stand around the sacred fire after burning offerings of candles, bread and honey during the "Maya Tz'ikin" or the Day of the Birds ceremony in the Kaminal Juyu archaeological zone in Guatemala City July 15, 2011. The ceremony is one of another forty leading up to the end of the current Mayan calendar cycle of 5026 years, which ends on December 21, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (GUATEMALA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
MEXICO/
RTR2MJYF
May 18, 2011
A man in a pre-Hispanic costume gestures during an event in honor of the Aztec water goddess Chalchiuhtlicue...
Mexico City, Mexico
Man in a pre-Hispanic costume gestures during an event in honor of the Aztec water goddess Chalchiuhtlicue...
A man in a pre-Hispanic costume gestures during an event in honor of the Aztec water goddess Chalchiuhtlicue in Mexico City May 17, 2011. The event was held by different organizations to assert the rights of all in the city to clean water. Water shortages are common in Mexico City. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY CIVIL UNREST IMAGES OF THE DAY)
MEXICO/
RTR2K6R5
March 21, 2011
People raise their arms towards the sun while standing in front of the Kukulcan pyramid in Chichen Itza...
Chichen Itza, Mexico
People raise their arms towards the sun while standing in front of the Kukulcan pyramid in Chichen Itza...
People raise their arms towards the sun while standing in front of the Kukulcan pyramid in Chichen Itza March 20, 2011. Thousands of visitors came to welcome the spring equinox. REUTERS/Gerardo Garcia (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)
MEXICO/
RTR2K6M9
March 21, 2011
A hot air balloon floats past people who are watching the sunrise at the Pyramid of the Sun of Teotihuacan...
Teotihuacan, Mexico
Hot air balloon floats past people watching sunrise at the Pyramid of the Sun of Teotihuacan outside...
A hot air balloon floats past people who are watching the sunrise at the Pyramid of the Sun of Teotihuacan outside Mexico City during a festival as part of the spring equinox March 20, 2011. Hundreds of Mexicans and tourists gather at Teotihuacan every year to welcome the spring equinox. REUTERS/Henry Romero(MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY)
ECUADOR/
RTR2JOK6
March 09, 2011
A general view of the Incan ruins of Ingapirca in southern Ecuador March 8, 2011. Originally built as...
INGAPIRCA, Ecuador
A general view of the Incan ruins of Ingapirca in southern Ecuador
A general view of the Incan ruins of Ingapirca in southern Ecuador March 8, 2011. Originally built as an inn for Incan couriers and travelers, Ingapirca was later fortified under the control of Emperor Huayna Capac to lodge troops and following that, the emperor himself. The site is located in the southern Canar Province and stands as one of the most important Incan ruins in the country. Picture taken March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja (ECUADOR - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)
ECUADOR
RTR2JOK3
March 09, 2011
A general view of the Incan ruins of Ingapirca in southern Ecuador March 8, 2011. Originally built as...
INGAPIRCA, Ecuador
A general view of the Incan ruins of Ingapirca in southern Ecuador
A general view of the Incan ruins of Ingapirca in southern Ecuador March 8, 2011. Originally built as an inn for Incan couriers and travelers, Ingapirca was later fortified under the control of Emperor Huayna Capac to lodge troops and following that, the emperor himself. The site is located in the southern Canar Province and stands as one of the most important Incan ruins in the country. Picture taken March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja (ECUADOR - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)
ECUADOR
RTR2JOK1
March 09, 2011
A view of the Sun Temple at the Incan ruins of Ingapirca in southern Ecuador March 8, 2011. Originally...
INGAPIRCA, Ecuador
A view of the Sun Temple at the Incan ruins of Ingapirca
A view of the Sun Temple at the Incan ruins of Ingapirca in southern Ecuador March 8, 2011. Originally built as an inn for Incan couriers and travelers, Ingapirca was later fortified under the control of Emperor Huayna Capac to lodge troops and following that, the emperor himself. The site is located in the southern Canar Province and stands as one of the most important Incan ruins in the country. Picture taken March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja (ECUADOR - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)
GUATEMALA/
RTXXC0V
January 31, 2011
Members of Guatemala's indigenous Mayan community take part in a ceremony marking the anniversary of...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Members of Guatemala's indigenous Mayan community take part in the anniversary of the burning of the...
Members of Guatemala's indigenous Mayan community take part in a ceremony marking the anniversary of the burning of the Spanish embassy in Guatemala City January 31, 2011. 37 people were burned to death in 1980, when government forces tried to forcefully remove a group of indigenous demonstrators that had taken the embassy in protest. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair (GUATEMALA - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY)
MEXICO/
RTXTY80
October 28, 2010
A participant dressed in Aztec costume takes part in the celebration of San Judas Tadeo day next to the...
Mexico City, Mexico
A participant dressed in Aztec costume takes part in the celebration of San Judas Tadeo day next to the...
A participant dressed in Aztec costume takes part in the celebration of San Judas Tadeo day next to the San Hipolito church in Mexico City October 28, 2010. San Judas Tadeo, the saint traditionally petitioned for lost causes, is one of the biggest spiritual figures among young people in Mexico City. On the 28th day of each month, his devotees undertake pilgrimages from wherever they live in the city to the shrine at the church. REUTERS/Eliana Aponte (MEXICO - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST RELIGION)
MEXICO-ARCHEOLOGY/
RTR2HE8N
August 18, 2010
Remains of an Aztec child, recovered during the construction of a new metro line in Mexico City, are...
Mexico City, Mexico
Remains of an Aztec child are displayed by the National Institute of Antropology and History
Remains of an Aztec child, recovered during the construction of a new metro line in Mexico City, are displayed by the National Institute of Antropology and History August 17, 2010. Archeologists have uncovered more than 500-year-old remains of about 50 Aztec children, some of them stuffed into ceramic jars for burial, and the foundations of Aztec homes, hundreds of small figurines, and pots and plates dating from 1100 to 1500 AD, on the eve of the Spanish conquest, during excavations for a new subway line in Mexico City. Picture taken August 17, 2010. REUTERS/Henry Romero (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY)
MEXICO-ARCHEOLOGY/
RTR2HE8I
August 18, 2010
Remains of Aztec children, recovered during the construction of a new metro line in Mexico City, are...
Mexico City, Mexico
Remains of Aztec children are displayed by the National Institute of Antropology and History
Remains of Aztec children, recovered during the construction of a new metro line in Mexico City, are displayed by the National Institute of Antropology and History August 17, 2010. Archeologists have uncovered more than 500-year-old remains of about 50 Aztec children, some of them stuffed into ceramic jars for burial, and the foundations of Aztec homes, hundreds of small figurines, and pots and plates dating from 1100 to 1500 AD, on the eve of the Spanish conquest, during excavations for a new subway line in Mexico City. Picture taken August 17, 2010. REUTERS/Henry Romero (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY)
MEXICO/
RTR2FQOP
June 25, 2010
A Mexican dressed in Aztec costume takes part in the lighting of the flame ceremony for the Pan-American...
Teotihuacan, Mexico
A Mexican dressed in Aztec costume takes part in the lighting of the flame ceremony for the Pan-American...
A Mexican dressed in Aztec costume takes part in the lighting of the flame ceremony for the Pan-American games, at the Teotihuacan archaeological site, a monument of the Aztecs, about 60 km (37 miles) north of Mexico City, June 25, 2010. The flame will be transferred to Mayaguez, Puerto Rico for the Pan-American games which will run from July 17 to August 1. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar (MEXICO IMAGES OF THE DAY - Tags: SPORT SOCIETY)
MEXICO/
RTR2CL1X
April 08, 2010
A group performs an Aztec dance for tourists outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City April...
Mexico City, Mexico
A group performs an Aztec dance for tourists outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City
A group performs an Aztec dance for tourists outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City April 8, 2010. REUTERS/Eliana Aponte (MEXICO - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY TRAVEL)
GUATEMALA/
RTR2BEH9
March 08, 2010
A Mayan woman arrives at an event celebrating International Women's Day in Guatemala City March 8, 2010....
Guatemala City, Guatemala
A Mayan woman arrives at an event celebrating International Women's Day in Guatemala City
A Mayan woman arrives at an event celebrating International Women's Day in Guatemala City March 8, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair (GUATEMALA - Tags: SOCIETY)
GUATEMALA/
RTR2BEH3
March 08, 2010
A Mayan woman arrives at an event celebrating International Women's Day in Guatemala City March 8, 2010....
Guatemala City, Guatemala
A Mayan woman arrives at an event celebrating International Women's Day in Guatemala City
A Mayan woman arrives at an event celebrating International Women's Day in Guatemala City March 8, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair (GUATEMALA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PERU/
RTR2AGOM
February 18, 2010
A view of the Inca walled complex of Sacsayhuaman in Cuzco February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil...
Cuzco, Peru
A view of the Inca walled complex of Sacsayhuaman in Cuzco
A view of the Inca walled complex of Sacsayhuaman in Cuzco February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)
PERU/
RTR2AGLQ
February 18, 2010
General view of the circular Inca terraces of Moray near the town of Maras in Cuzco February 17, 2010....
Cuzco, Peru
General view of the circular Inca terraces of Moray near the town of Maras in Cuzco
General view of the circular Inca terraces of Moray near the town of Maras in Cuzco February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)
PERU/
RTR2AGLM
February 18, 2010
Tourists look at the Inca terraces of Moray near the town of Maras in Cuzco February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique...
Cuzco, Peru
Tourists look at the Inca terraces of Moray near the town of Maras in Cuzco
Tourists look at the Inca terraces of Moray near the town of Maras in Cuzco February 17, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)
PERU/
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February 17, 2010
Tourists take pictures in front of the Inca archeological site of Pisac in Cuzco February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique...
Cuzco, Peru
Tourists take pictures in front of the Inca archeological site of Pisac in Cuzco
Tourists take pictures in front of the Inca archeological site of Pisac in Cuzco February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)
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February 17, 2010
A tourist stands next to the Inca archaeological site of Pisac in Cuzco February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique...
Cuzco, Peru
A tourist stands next to the Inca archaeological site of Pisac in Cuzco
A tourist stands next to the Inca archaeological site of Pisac in Cuzco February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)
GUATEMALA/
RTR27AK3
August 31, 2009
Workers restore artwork inside a Maya structure at the el Mirador archaeological site in the Peten jungle,...
EL MIRADOR, Guatemala
Workers restore artwork inside a Maya structure at the el Mirador archaeological site in the Peten jungle...
Workers restore artwork inside a Maya structure at the el Mirador archaeological site in the Peten jungle, Guatemala August 25, 2009. Archaeologists are using blood samples and DNA tests to prove that the final inhabitants of an ancient Maya city were finished off by their enemies in a bloody battle at the top of one of their highest pyramids. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair (GUATEMALA SCI TECH)
GUATEMALA/
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August 26, 2009
A view of a Maya temple at the el Mirador archaeological site in the Peten jungle August 24, 2009. Archaeologists...
EL MIRADOR, Guatemala
A view of a Maya temple at the el Mirador archaeological site in the Peten jungle
A view of a Maya temple at the el Mirador archaeological site in the Peten jungle August 24, 2009. Archaeologists are using blood samples and DNA tests to prove that the final inhabitants of an ancient Maya city were finished off by their enemies in a bloody battle at the top of one of their highest pyramids. Picture taken August 24. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair (GUATEMALA SOCIETY)
GUATEMALA/
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August 26, 2009
Archaeologist Richard Hanson holds an arrowhead found in the temple known as Tigre inside the el Mirador...
EL MIRADOR, Guatemala
Archaeologist Richard Hanson holds an arrowhead found in the temple known as Tigre inside the el Mirador...
Archaeologist Richard Hanson holds an arrowhead found in the temple known as Tigre inside the el Mirador archaeological site in the Peten jungle August 25, 2009. Archaeologists are using blood samples and DNA tests to prove that the final inhabitants of an ancient Maya city were finished off by their enemies in a bloody battle at the top of one of their highest pyramids. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair (GUATEMALA SOCIETY)
GUATEMALA/
RTXE9S1
April 23, 2009
A performer takes part in an exhibition game of Maya Ball during an intercultural event in Guatemala...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
A performer takes part in an exhibition game of Maya Ball during an intercultural event in Guatemala...
A performer takes part in an exhibition game of Maya Ball during an intercultural event in Guatemala City April 22, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair (GUATEMALA SOCIETY)
GUATEMALA/
RTXE9PR
April 23, 2009
Performers take part in an exhibition game of Maya Ball during an intercultural event in Guatemala City...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Performers take part in an exhibition game of Maya Ball during an intercultural event in Guatemala City...
Performers take part in an exhibition game of Maya Ball during an intercultural event in Guatemala City April 22, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair (GUATEMALA SOCIETY IMAGE OF THE DAY TOP PICTURE)
PERU/
RTXB79S
February 04, 2009
Children play in front of the Coricancha Inca Temple in the city of Cuzco February 2, 2009. Picture taken...
Cuzco, Peru
Children play in front of the Coricancha Inca Temple in the city of Cuzco
Children play in front of the Coricancha Inca Temple in the city of Cuzco February 2, 2009. Picture taken February 2, 2009. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU)
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RTXB3HU
February 01, 2009
Figures representing snakes are seen on a wall of the Kuelap Fortress, 3000 meters (9840 feet) above...
Chachapoyas, Peru
Figures representing snakes are seen on a wall of the Kuelap Fortress in the Andean region of Chachapollas...
Figures representing snakes are seen on a wall of the Kuelap Fortress, 3000 meters (9840 feet) above sea level, in the Andean region of Chachapollas January 30, 2009. The archaeological site of Kuelap, constructed by the Chachapollas pre-Inca culture in about 800 AD, is a massive exterior of stone walls that rise up to 19 meters (62 feet) and contains more than four hundred buildings. Picture taken January 30, 2009. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (PERU)
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RTXB3HS
February 01, 2009
Children run outside the Kuelap Fortress, 3000 meters (9840 feet) above sea level, in the Andean region...
Chachapoyas, Peru
Children run outside the Kuelap Fortress in the Andean region of Chachapollas
Children run outside the Kuelap Fortress, 3000 meters (9840 feet) above sea level, in the Andean region of Chachapollas January 30, 2009. The archaeological site of Kuelap, constructed by the Chachapollas pre-Inca culture in about 800 AD, is a massive exterior of stone walls that rise up to 19 meters (62 feet) and contains more than four hundred buildings. Picture taken January 30, 2009. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (PERU)
PERU/
RTXB3HJ
February 01, 2009
Six sarcophaguses made of clay from the Chachapoyas culture, where people buried their leaders, are seen...
Chachapoyas, Peru
Sarcophaguses made of clay from the Chachapoyas culture are seen in a cliff at the valley of Luya in...
Six sarcophaguses made of clay from the Chachapoyas culture, where people buried their leaders, are seen in a cliff at the valley of Luya in Chachapoyas January 31, 2009. The sarcophaguses, which date around 1,000 years, are set around 30 meters (98 feet) above a pathway in a bare cliff. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (PERU)
PERU/
RTXB3HH
February 01, 2009
A person walks between walls made of stone at the Kuelap Fortress, 3000 meters (9840 feet) above sea...
Chachapoyas, Peru
A person walks between walls made of stone at the Kuelap Fortress in the Andean region of Chachapollas...
A person walks between walls made of stone at the Kuelap Fortress, 3000 meters (9840 feet) above sea level, in the Andean region of Chachapollas January 30, 2009. The archaeological site of Kuelap, constructed by the Chachapollas pre-Inca culture in about 800 AD, is a massive exterior of stone walls that rise up to 19 meters (62 feet) and contains more than four hundred buildings. Picture taken January 30, 2009. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (PERU)
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Pre-Hispanic Cultures Exhibit - 30 Oct 2008
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RTX7JIE
July 01, 2008
A general view shows the Pyramid of the Sun at the Teotihuacan archaeological site in the outskirts of...
Mexico City, Mexico
A general view shows the Pyramid of the Sun at the Teotihuacan archaeological site in the outskirts of...
A general view shows the Pyramid of the Sun at the Teotihuacan archaeological site in the outskirts of Mexico City February 2, 2008. Archaeologist Alejandro Sarabia from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) told Reuters during an interview on June 30, 2008 that it is planning to begin excavations in July in a cave located six meters (20 ft.) below the pyramid to get to know more about its ancient inhabitants. Picture taken February 2, 2008. REUTERS/Henry Romero (MEXICO)
MEXICO-ARQUEOLOGIA/
RTX7JIC
July 01, 2008
A man looks at the Pyramid of the Sun at the Teotihuacan archaeological site in the outskirts of Mexico...
Mexico City, Mexico
A man looks at the Pyramid of the Sun at the Teotihuacan archaeological site in the outskirts of Mexico...
A man looks at the Pyramid of the Sun at the Teotihuacan archaeological site in the outskirts of Mexico City February 2, 2008. Archaeologist Alejandro Sarabia from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) told Reuters during an interview on June 30, 2008 that it is planning to begin excavations in July in a cave located six meters (20 ft.) below the pyramid to get to know more about its ancient inhabitants. Picture taken February 2, 2008. REUTERS/Henry Romero (MEXICO)
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April 10, 2008
An Andean girl in traditional Inca clothes does her homework in her classroom in a school in the village...
Cuzco, Peru
Andean girl in traditional Inca clothes does homework in classroom in school in village of Huilloc
An Andean girl in traditional Inca clothes does her homework in her classroom in a school in the village of Huilloc in Cuzco
April 10, 2008. Huilloc is a small community in the Andes Mountains known for specializing in hand-made weavings. The school in the village is attended by some 170 students, some of whom come from the surrounding highlands for classes. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (PERU)
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