-Bottom is the Underworld/ jaws of the Earth Monster. Lord Pacal crossing into the afterlife. Above him is the tree of life, and above the tree of life is the bird god. shows contrasts between dark and light.
-Also interpreted as lord Pacal flying a spaceship, if turned sideways, according to Von Daniken.
Aztecs: Leader, conquered by, capital city
Conquered by: Hernando Cortes
Capital City: Tenochtitlan
Incas: Leader, conquered by, capital city
Conquered by: Fransisco Pizarro
Capital City: Cuzco
Additional Inca Facts...
- Had roads and roadrunners.
- Did not use writing
-Quipu (a record-keeping system...)
Meso-American Ballgame (rules and court)
Rules: played with a rubber ball, using hips only. Try to get the ball through a small ring. Losers were decapitated.
SITE: Chichen Itza is the largest ball court. skulls of losers hung on racks at the entrance.
Known as "rubber people"
Also located on the Yucatan Peninsula/Gulf of Mexico (1500-500 BC)