Aztec Solar Calendar Wall Relief Small
Aztec Calendar Wall Hanging Reproduction

Aztec Solar Calendar Wall Relief Small

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Part Number:T110590

Size (in):

10.75 in H x 10.75 in W x 0.75 in thick

Weight (lbs):

2.5

UPC:

726549110597

Taxonomy:

Arts & Entertainment > Hobbies & Creative Arts > Artwork > Posters & Reproductions

The Pre-Columbian Aztec calendar set out the mathematical formulas according to which the whole universe was organized and which governed the actions of men and Gods alike. 

  • Reproduced after an original precolumbian artifact in the Antropological Museum, Mexico City. 1500 A.D.
  • This reproduction of the Precolumbian Aztec Solar Calendar has exquisite relief details.
  • Made from resin and stone with an aged sandstone finish, ready to hang. 

Size: 10.75 in H x 10.75 in W x 0.75 in thick. Weight 3-4 lbs. PN# T110590.

The calendar is actually two: the Xiupohualli or the count of the days and the Tonalpohualli or the count of destiny. The calendar had to be consulted through the priests before engaging in any activity whether it was farming, warfare, religion or commerce. In addition to the count of the days, it also has astronomical data like the phases of the moon and Venus and the years of Mercury and Mars. The calendar also mentions the four eras of humanity known as "suns" before our own: all ended in cataclysm. The sun that is now ours, the fifth one, Nahui Ollin ("four earthquake") is supposed to end by cataclysmic earthquakes. The Aztecs attributed the invention of the calendar to the God Quetzalcoatl. The calendar weighs 25 tons and has a diameter of eleven feet.

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