Mexican church pre-Hispanic paintings suggest negotiation


              Restorers work on the 1550s-era convent of Tepoztlan in Morelos state, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Indigenous symbols were found painted next to Roman Catholic motifs at this convent near Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              Restorers work on the 1550s-era convent of Tepoztlan in Morelos state, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Indigenous symbols were found painted next to Roman Catholic motifs at this convent near Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              A restorer works on the 1550s-era convent of Tepoztlan in Morelos state, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Indigenous symbols were found painted next to Roman Catholic motifs at this convent near Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              Restorers work on the 1550s-era convent of Tepoztlan in Morelos state, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Indigenous symbols were found painted next to Roman Catholic motifs at this convent near Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              A restorer works on a mural at the 1550s-era convent of Tepoztlan in Morelos state, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Indigenous symbols were found painted next to Roman Catholic motifs at this convent near Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              Valeria Lopez works to restore a mural at the 1550s-era convent of Tepoztlan in Morelos state, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Indigenous symbols were found painted next to Roman Catholic motifs at this convent near Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              Valeria Lopez restores a mural at the 1550s-era convent of Tepoztlan in Morelos state, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Indigenous symbols were found painted next to Roman Catholic motifs at this convent near Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              The 1550s-era convent convent of Tepoztlan is under restoration in Morelos state, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Indigenous symbols were found painted next to Roman Catholic motifs at this convent near Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              The convent of Tepoztlan in Morelos state, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Indigenous symbols were found painted next to Roman Catholic motifs at this 1550s-era convent near Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              Valeria Lopez restores a mural at the 1550s-era convent convent of Tepoztlan in Morelos state, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Indigenous symbols were found painted next to Roman Catholic motifs at this convent near Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Mexican church pre-Hispanic paintings suggest negotiation