18 janvier 2011

Mexico's Government Negotiates the Temporary Return of Moctezuma's Headdress

This is an unprecedented collaboration project between museums headed towards a better understanding of the headdress, which efforts have been intensified during the administration of President Felipe Calderon. Photo: Courtesy Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. MEXICO CITY.- Negotiations conducted for 3 years by the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) and the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) before the Austrian Government, are about to reach a historical agreement that would bring Moctezuma´s... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2009

'Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler' @ British Museum

I Turquoise mosaic of a double-headed serpent. Mexica/Mixtec, 15th–16th century AD. From Mexico © The Trustees of the British Museum LONDON.- Completing its series of exhibitions exploring power and empire, the British Museum focuses on the last elected Aztec Emperor, Moctezuma II. Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler is the first exhibition to examine the semi-mythical status of Moctezuma and his legacy today. Loans of iconic material from Mexico and Europe will be displayed, most for the first time in this country. The exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2009

'Moctezuma II. Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler' @ British Museum

Uniquely, the exhibition will present a biographical narrative of Moctezuma II and reveal the dual nature of his reputation LONDON.- Completing its series of exhibitions exploring power and empire, the British Museum focuses on the last elected Aztec Emperor, Moctezuma II. Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler is the first exhibition to examine the semi-mythical status of Moctezuma and his legacy today. Loans of iconic material from Mexico and Europe" will be displayed, most for the first time in this country. The exhibition anticipates... [Lire la suite]
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