EXPLICIT EXHIBIT

Tens Of Thousands Of People Flock To See Kinky Ancient Gay Sex Statue In Mexico City

aztecas.jpg_2069580699Throngs of people have turned up at Museo del Templo Mayor in Mexico City to catch a glimpse of an ancient Aztec statue depicting a circumcised man masturbating while watching two other men do it doggy style.

The statue is part of an exhibition called “Seeds of Life” that features 188 pieces of ancient, pre-Hispanic erotic art made out of clay, stones, and shells. So far, an estimated 30,000 onlookers have toured the explicit exhibit.

The museum’s director, Javier González, says that Aztecs viewed “sexual pleasure and enjoyment of procreation [as] gifts given to humanity from the divine realm.”

Some of those “gifts” evidently included kinky gay sex.

“Our ancestors shaped the human body in a usual manner but full of deep symbolism,” says Teresa Franco, director of the National Institute of Anthropology and History. “Sexuality is an important element in these visual representations.”

She explains that nudity and the genitals were often associated with fertility, and that ritual masturbation served as “a metaphor for the penetration of the earth.”

That’s a lovely interpretation, but somehow we’re not sure it’s what folks coming to this exhibit are thinking about.

“Seeds of Life” runs until September 28 at the Museo del Templo Mayor in Mexico City.

Related stories:

World’s Oldest Erotic Graffiti Was Gay And So Were These Other Famous Ancient Works Of Art

Take A Close-Up Look At Mexico City’s Naked Man Exhibition

Artist Paints A Whole New World Where Every Disney Character Is Queer, And It’s Awesome!

 

Get Queerty Daily

Subscribe to Queerty for a daily dose of #art #aztec #homoerotic stories and more

7 Comments

  • DonW

    A nice reminder to the Christian supremacists that their recent, violent domination of this continent is a sharp departure from the Traditonal Values that reigned for thousands of years.

  • Dakotahgeo

    @DonW: Right on the mark, lolol. christian heads must be exploding!

  • vive

    @DonW, you are partially right, but it does nobody any good to romanticize pre-Columbian life either. Let’s not forget the human sacrifice.

  • Scribe38

    @DonW: Wish there was a like button for your comment.

  • BookBoy

    DonW, let us not forget their domination of all archaeological discoveries in the last 2 centuries. From defacing 3,000 to 4,000 YO egyptian statues by breaking of their phallus, to now bringing to light once hidden discoveries that have been ‘lost’ in the bowels of many well known museums.One of my professors likes to say, “Suddenly, our ancient ancestors have a colorful sexuality that mimics our own,finally we can celebrate being sexual beings, THEN AND NOW.” Right on DonW

  • TeaseToPleaseMe

    Sharing this article on all my blogs…

  • Kangol

    Why is anal sex or masturbating watching someone else have sex described in Queerty’s writeup as “kinky”?

    Not that I have anything against “kinky” sex, but you’re sounding a bit heteronormative and homophobic, Queerty, since it’s not the Museum but your site that’s using this term to describe same sexual acts.

Comments are closed.