PiAaAaAeA~atas can be filled with everything from wrapped candi to fruit, and are often shaped as the Star of Bethlehem, which helped the Biblical Magi
to find Jesus on the night of his birth. "It's not really Christmas time until I'm surrounded by hundreds of [star] piAaAaAeA~atas Joshua Cruz, a third generation piAaAaAeA~ata maker in Mexico (http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Americas/2015/1216/Silver-bells-In-Mexico-breaking-pinatas-herald-the-Christmas-seaso said to the Christian Science Monitor.
It is home to the 2,000-year-old relics of the Three Wise Men, the Biblical Magi
, who brought gold, frankincense and myrrh to baby Jesus as he lay in a crib in Bethlehem.
Russell's 1999 film set at the end of the first Gulf War but brushes up against the biblical magi
who, in seeking the Christ child, blindly sought salvation.