Helmets and Headwear

Eagle and Jaguar Helmets

The Eagle and Jaguar helmets were given to the military orders of  Cuacuahtin and Ocelomeh respectively.


Ocelomeh and Cuacuahtin helmets. Note that the jaguar helmet would have had an open mouth for the wearer to be able to see. From the Codex Mendoza (left) and the Florentine Codex (right).