Mitla is a Zapotec town in Oaxaca, a state in southern Mexico. Its name is derived from the Aztec place-name, Mictlan, which means, “land of the dead,” and is also incidentally the name for the Aztec underworld.
Here’s an introduction to the trees featured in the Ogham alphabet!
The labyrinth has a long history. Depictions in rock art may date back as far as 10,500-4800 BCE. But the most famous labyrinth is that of ancient Crete.
The tales surrounding this, rather unassuming, standing-stone are taller than the stone itself.
Many classical sculptures today have lost their penises to time and prudery but the ancient world was awash with explicit graphic imagery.