Tribal Mexican Tattoos

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Mexica was inhabited for thousands of years and it is the cuddle of the ancient Mayan, Aztec and Inca civilizations. The culture of those tribes still admires with its high level of development. While other tribes were living simple life, Mayans had already created a calendar. Their temples admired with complexity and the secrets hidden in them aren’t revealed yet. Body art was the essential part of the culture of those three civilizations and each of them had their own language of body inking. Those unique tribal tattoos are still extremely popular not only in Mexica but all over the world.

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Tribal Aztec Tattoos

Aztecs lived from 13th to 16th centuries in the area of modern Mexico. Aztecs were religious tribes had had a whole hierarchy of gods they worshiped. The images of gods were pictured on the walls of temples and on body as unique symbol tattoos. Aztecs wore the images of gods as symbols of protection. Tattooing process was a ritual, an honor to gods. The most popular Aztec symbol tattoo was the sun god. Quetzalcoatl, the god of weather and fertility was the most powerful god. The warriors got the images of Tezcatlipoca, the god of warriors as well as the images of eagle as a symbol of power.

Tribal Mayan Tattoos

Mayas have become popular all over the world with their calendar predicting the end of the world. Well, in fact, the end of a particular era was pictured in the tribal calendar. Today the Mayan calendar tattoo is the most recognizable and frequently chosen tribal tattoo.

The culture of the Mayas was rich and developed as Aztecs’ and besides of calendar tattoo they had many tribal symbol tattoos like the images of gods, temples and etc.

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