Elaborate murals once tattooed the walls of thousands of residential complexes across ancient Teotihuacán. Today, many of them live in an unassuming museum within the archaeological site: The Beatriz de la Fuente Teotihuacán Murals Museum. Named after Mexican art historian Beatriz Ramírez de la Fuente, the museum houses over fifty millennia-old murals along with several artifacts recovered from on-site temples and palaces.
The museum consists of nine main rooms, each with its own thematic focus, spanning space and time. Within the murals, the real and the fantastical merge; a feline donning a feathered headdress sticks out a forked tongue and magnificent birds release fountains of water from their beaks. Human-like figures appear throughout the museum, too, some mortal and others deities.
|Museum of Tepexpan||2020||14.3km||site_ao|
|Palacio de Tepantitla||2020||1.2km||site_ao|
|Mural of the Great Goddess||2019||1.6km||site_ao|
|Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan||1987||1.1km||site_whs|
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