A tribal Aztec tattoo design of Xolotl, the Aztec god of fire and death. Xolotl would often be painted or carved on or around temples, as he was the deity who transported souls into the afterlife. He is mostly shown as a dog-headed man or a man-beast with reversed feet. The colors used in this tattoo were typical of Aztec paintings and art.
The Aztecs were a race of Mesoamerican people who were especially powerful in the 14th to 16th centuries. The area now known as Mexico city was at the heart of the Aztec empire and many ruins and monuments still remain within the city, marking the art and culture of the war-like Aztec peoples. The History […]