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Aztec calendar pendant - sterling silver

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€89,00 Incl. tax
Article number: TT30619
Availability: In stock (2)
Delivery time: Shipping only on Tuesday (ordered before 16.00 hours)

The size of the Aztec calendar pendant is 43 x 43 mm (incl. Pendant eye 57 x 43 mm).

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A silver replica of the Sun Stone that was dug up in the center of Mexico City in 1790.

The original is made from one piece of basalt, weighs 24 tons and has a diameter of 3.6 meters. The stone was originally mistaken for a calendar stone, but that was not entirely correct. It turned out to be the holy calendar, which had only 260 days and was used by priests and astrologers to make predictions. The images refer to the beginning of the Aztec world and also predict the end. The Aztecs believed that they lived in the last creation of a series of five. Every creation was called a sun.
In the middle circle you see the fifth creation, the sun god "Tonatiuh" or the earth god "Tlaltecuhtli".
Around it you see four rectangular images that symbolize the earlier creations that were destroyed by jaguars, water, wind and rain.
On the outer ring are the 20 days of the Aztec month.

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Backside engravable: Look here for the engraving options.

Reviews (1)
Yildiz I. 28-03-2019 19:00

Mooi! Ik draag het bij me en hoop dat het mij geluk brengt

4 stars based on 1 reviews
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