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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

There were strict rules about who could wear what in the Aztec culture. According to ancient sources, only the Aztec ruler and great lords could wear lip plugs, ear plugs and nose ornaments of gold and valued stones such as turquoise and jade. You didn’t want to get caught by the fashion police because punishment could be harsh.

Aztec nose ornament


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