The animal-shaped metatl that Lara Croft finds in Paititi's Hidden City

Arte-Factual: Metatl

It’s been a ridiculously long time since the last Arte-Factual deep dive. I’d almost forgotten how much I enjoyed researched and writing these articles! So without further ado, let’s take a look at one of the many Mesoamerican-inspired artefacts Lara Croft found in Paititi’s Hidden City: the metatl. To begin …

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Rooftop of Barkhang Monastery

Arte-Factual: Buddhist Symbols of Barkhang Monastery (Part 2)

Time for another edition of Arte-Factual! This time around, we’ll be returning to Barkhang Monastery to look at some of the other Buddhist symbols that can be found throughout the fictional monastery. The Wheel, or “Dharmachakra”: The Buddhist wheel, or dharmachakra, is one of the oldest and most recognisable motifs in …

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