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    • Title: Lintel 24
    • Period: Late Classic
    • Date: 750 CE
    • Civilization: Maya
    • Medium: Limestone
    • 1. Middle to low relief
    • 2. Scene depicts a sacred blood letting ritual that took place on Oct 26th 709
    • 3. Not carved in place - carved in a separate stone and then put into place
    • Monument title: Temple of the Moon
    • Site: Teotihuacan
    • Period: Early Classic
    • Date: 150 CE
    • 1. Cerro Gordo is behind it
    • Monument title: Temple of the Sun
    • Site: Teotihuacan
    • Period: Early Classic
    • Date: 225 CE
    • 1. Third largest pyramid in the world
    • 2. Measurements are 733 ft wide 246 ft high
    • 3. There is a cave underneath it, thought that pyramid was build to protect the cave
    • Title: Great Goddess
    • Period: Early Classic
    • Date: 150 CE
    • Civilization: Maya
    • Medium: Limestone
    • 1. Sculpture in the round (freestanding)
    • 2. There is a hole below the necklace which probably once had a jade gem inside it
    • 3. She is wearing a poncho-like thing and wringing it out, significant because she is associated as the Rain Gods wife or sister
    • Title: Mask
    • Period: Early Classic
    • Date: 450 CE
    • Civilization: Maya
    • Medium: shell, obsidian, malachite mosaic
    • 1. Drill holes in the ears and inlaid eyes
    • 2. Small glyph in the forehead
    • 3. Commonly placed over mummy bundles to protect the deceased from dangers of afterlife
    • Title: Jaw and Teeth Necklace
    • Period: Early Classic
    • Date: 2nd Century
    • Civilization: Maya
    • Medium: Human bone
    • 1. It came from the Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent
    • 2. They were warrior prize pieces
    • 3. There were around 200 bodies found outside the temple it came from
    • Monument title: Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent
    • Period: Early Classic
    • Date: 200 CE
    • 1. Talud/tablero style
    • 2.  High relief carvings of Tlaloc (Rain God) and Feathered Serpent decorated the tablero
    • 3. The mouths of the heads were spouts
    • Title: Reconstruction of mural painting of diety & two attendants
    • Period:
    • Date: 2nd Century
    • Civilization: Maya
    • Medium: Painting
    • 1. Depiction of the great goddess wearing a headdress
    • 2. Vibrant, vegetation growing from her head may represent deforestation or crop failure
    • 3. Some people called her the spider woman
    • Title: Reconstruction Tomb 104
    • Period: Early Classic
    • Date: 400 CE
    • Civilization: Zapotec
    • Medium: Mural painting
    • 1. The side figured gesture to the niche in front of them possibly an offering
    • 2. Central figure seems to rise out of the central niche and can be compared to the great goddess
    • 3. Palette is blue and yellow

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