Art of Central America

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    • Offering 4 at La Venta
    • Mexico
    • Olmec
    • Jade, greenstone, sandstone
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    • Colossal Head at San Lorenzo
    • Mexico
    • Olmec
    • Basalt
    • Transported by river to ceremonial sites
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    • Great Pyramid and Plaza at La Venta
    • Mexico
    • Olmec
    • Mounded earth
    • Ball field in front 
    • Drainage
    • N/S Axial arrangement
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    • Ceremonial Center of Teotihuacan
    • Teotihuacan Culture
    • Mexico
    • Pyramids of sun and moon connected by avenue of the dead
    • Talud Tablero
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    • Temple of the Feathered Serpent or Ciudadela
    • Teotihuacan culture
    • Mexico
    • Place to hold ceremonies
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    • Bloodletting Ritual Fresco
    • Pigment on lime plaster
    • Teotihuacan culture
    • Mexico
    • Residential apartment
    • Shows a tradition
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    • Temple 1 at Tikal
    • Classic Period
    • Mayan
    • Temple on top
    • Legitimize rule
    • 9 stories w/ temple
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    • Maya Stela at Tikal
    • Classic Period
    • Tells of king and his godliness
    • Stone
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    • Temple of the Inscriptions
    • Palenque
    • Mayan
    • Classic Period
    • Funerary Monument for Pakal
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    • Portrait of Pakal the Great 
    • Palenque
    • Mayan
    • Classic Period
    • Stucco and Red Paint
    • Temple of the Inscriptions
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    • Lady Xoc's Vision
    • Xachilan, Mexico
    • Mayan
    • Classic Period
    • Limestone
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    • Cylindrical Vessel with Ballgame Scene
    • Mayan
    • Painted Ceramic
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    • Founding of Tenochtitlan 
    • Aztec
    • From Codex Mendoza
    • Ink and color on paper
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    • Templo Mayor
    • Aztec
    • Tenochtitlán
    • Sacrifices performed on top
    • Tlaloc and Huitzilopochtli temples
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    • Coatlicue 
    • Aztec
    • Basalt
    • Necklace made of hearts,skulls, hands
    • Blocky style with minimal carving
    • When Huitzilopochtli was born, siblings wanted to kill mom--she died but he killed them all
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    • Aztec Calendar Stone
    • Tells cycles of existence w/ pictoglyphs
    • sun god in center
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    • Shaman with Drum and Snake
    • Costa Rica
    • Diquis Culture 
    • Gold
    • Snake/croc=lower world
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Art of Central America
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Art of the Americas
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