Mexico museum offers sunnier side of Aztec gods

National Post – In the pantheon of Mexico’s pre-Hispanic gods, most Aztec deities are depicted as brutal, bloodthirsty beings only appeased by human sacrifices. But this month Mexico’s Templo Mayor museum put on display an exhibition dedicated to Xochipilli, the Aztec god of singing, dancing and the morning sun.

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