The brilliant object sits on display in a Viennese museum—and Mexico's been wanting it back for decades.

The Fight to Bring Home the Headdress of an Aztec Emperor

The brilliant object sits on display in a Viennese museum—and Mexico's been wanting it back for decades.

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Montezuma's Headdress (Museum of Ethnology, Vienna)    The precious artifact, made of 400 bronze-green quetzal feathers mounted in gold and studded with precious stones, is an important Mexican national symbol because it is traditionally believed to have been worn by Montezuma II, the Aztec emperor at the time of the Spanish arrival in 1519.

Moctezuma’s headdress, or Kopilli Ketzalli (sacred crown), as displayed in the Vienna Museum of Ethnology

1950 Mexico Last AZTEC Emperor Cuauhtemoc Silver Mexican Coin 50 Centavos i62874

1950 Mexico Last AZTEC Emperor Cuauhtemoc Silver Mexican Coin 50 Centavos i62874

Ninth Aztec emperor of Mexico, famous for his dramatic confrontation with the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés. In 1502 Montezuma succeeded his uncle Ahuitzotl as the leader...

Ninth Aztec emperor of Mexico, famous for his dramatic confrontation with the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés. In 1502 Montezuma succeeded his uncle Ahuitzotl as the leader.

Aztec Emperor (Huey Tlatoani), pochteca Source: Osprey Military Men-At Arms series "Aztec, Mixtec and Zapotec Armies" by John Pohl. Illustrator: Angus McBride

Aztec Emperor (Huey Tlatoani), pochteca Source: Osprey Military Men-At Arms series "Aztec, Mixtec and Zapotec Armies" by John Pohl.

Celebrate Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos) with this festive clay figurine by artisan Diego Huerta Bonilla.  Each collectible figurine is hand-painted in bold acrylic paints and depicts a whimsical scene of the afterlife. Wonderful as novelty gifts, they're also perfect for Halloween decorating!

Celebrate Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos) with this festive clay figurine by artisan Diego Huerta Bonilla. Each collectible figurine is hand-painted in bold acrylic paints and depicts a whimsical scene of the afterlife.

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Cuauhtémoc (meaning ‘Setting Sun’ or ‘Descending Eagle’) was the 11th Tlatoani (literally meaning ‘speaker’, but may also be translated as ‘king’) of Tenochtitlan, and the last ruler of the Aztec Empire. Cuauhtémoc ruled between 1520 and 1521, which was a time when the Spanish conquistadors were on the verge of subduing the Aztec Empire. Cuauhtémoc chose not to surrender to the invaders, but fought fiercely against them.

Cuauhtémoc (meaning ‘) was the Tlatoani (literally meaning ‘, but may also be translated as ‘

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