The Mexican masks

The Mystery of the mexican masks

What are masks?

Mexican masks are historically old. They were used for funeral purposes. They were also used for political and religious purposes by the Aztecs. Masks were made using gold, copper, and clay. Today masks are still popular in the Mexican culture. They are used for ceremonies like the Day of the Dead.


Why does this culture use masks?

The use of the masks in Mexico dates from 3000 BC. Masks were used by priests to summon the power of deities and in the sacrifices of pre hispanic Mexico. In Mexico, masks are used as part of tradition of the village festival, honoring saints days and major Christian holidays. participants fufull religious vows by their involvement while they dance.