Mexico's most famous timepiece

While it's technically not a watch, the Aztec Sun Stone is a time keeping device. It has a singular complication: measuring the time remaining until the end of the world. I was pretty blown away seeing it in Mexico City. Not only is it a beautiful work of monumental art, its also a fascinating example of how every culture measures, expresses, and values time in some way or another.

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What鈥檚 the lug to lug size? Don鈥檛 know if I have any bands for it. Just saying!馃槀

That would look great on a black nato, ha. Seriously, the study and history of time tracking is fascinating and helps make the hobby so rich. I've not seen this Aztec stone before thanks for posting.

Doesn鈥檛 that foretell the end of the world?

Pretty sure at least one of the calculated end times was supposed to be back in '12/'13. I only know this, cuz we had team patches made for the "End of the World Tour" for my Afghan stay-cay....馃馃徎馃ぃ馃槈.

Now that would make a bitchin' dial design. Someone, please make it so! 馃ス

TalkingDugong

Now that would make a bitchin' dial design. Someone, please make it so! 馃ス

Yea, #ichibunz should be all over that.

Lacks lume......

I love this, thanks for sharing.

We've surpassed vintage and now have entered the Ancient!

SpecKTator

Doesn鈥檛 that foretell the end of the world?

It does! The discovered it buried under Zocalo square. Which is the exact place when the Aztec empire ended when Cortes arrived.