The Aztecs.. An amazing civilization that once thrived near the modern day mexico... It is interesting to know that the Aztecs had no working animals such as the horse! Their only domesticated animals were dogs, ducks, geese, quails and turkeys. Aztec people never used beast of burden. Agricultural works and land transportation depended mainly on human power (mostly slaves).So yeah basically they were a STONE AGE civilization.
Collapse of Aztec society linked to catastrophic salmonella outbreak DNA of 500-year-old bacteria is first direct evidence of an epidemic — one of humanity's deadliest — that occurred after Spanish conquest.
Aztec Three Faced Mask. c1300AD... "The three faces depict three phases in which human time. The central face is jovial and full of the vigor of youth, referring to the time when individuals are during their most productive in a society. The exterior mask has closed eyes, alluding to the opposite phase, death. In between is a period of no less importance, the state that arrives with experience: old age."
Southwestern Tribal Pattern Art Print. Not only are western aztec prints one of my favourite prints but you see in the design how the aztec works, repeatedly and calmly in bright pastel colours that blend boldly.
The Aztec society transitioned and became increasingly hierarchical. Different social classes emerged but the Capulli organization survived. It was during this time that it was discovered that tribute from their own people was just not enough and they needed much more.