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Ancient art of the americas from Stokstad textbook for Ms. Fuentes Art History class

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  • Arts of the Americas
  • Mesoamerica
  • Olmec Art
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  • Colossal Head La Venta, Mexico 900-400 B.C.E. basalt 9 ft. 4 in. high. Olmecs -mother civilization of the Americas. 1st organized community known Gigantic Heads, idealized rules Weigh 10 tons Blend animal and human features in their artwork Back is flat-displayed against temple wall
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  • aerial view of Teotihuacán Pyramid of the Moon (foreground) Pyramid of the Sun (top left) Citadel (background) Valley of Mexico, Mexico structures ca. 50-200
  • detail of the Temple of Quetzalcóatl The Citadel, Teotihuacán Valley of Mexico, Mexico 3rd century
  • Mayan Art 250BCE -1251 CE Mayans were known for agricultural production in Yucatan rain forest Densely built cities Advanced writing, astronomy, architecture, math Elaborate religious rituals, blood letting, and human sacrifices Elevated roads Carved steles commemorated these rituals Maya- Guatemala
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  • Stele D portraying the ruler 18-Rabbit Great Plaza at Copán, Honduras 736 stone 11 ft. 9 in. high
  • Ball Court Middle Plaza at Copán, Honduras 738
  • Ball Court Middle Plaza at Copán, Honduras 738
  • View of Temples I & II from Temple IV Tikal, Petén, Guatemala ca. 741 212 ft. high
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  • Temple I Tikal, Petén, Guatemala ca. 732 145 ft. high
  • Ballplayer from Jaina Island, Mexico 700-900 painted clay 6 1/4 in. high Cosmic Ball Game Defining characteristic of Mesoamerican society Long rectagular court Padded players hit ball with elbows, knees, or hips Stone rings in walls were goals Common subject in sculpture Ball represented???
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  • Presentation of captives to Lord Chan Muwan Room 2, Structure 1, Bonampak, Mexico ca. 790 mural approximately 17 x 15 ft.
  • Shield Jaguar and Lady Xoc from Lintel 24, Temple 23 Yaxchilán, Mexico ca. 725 limestone 3 ft. 7 in. x 2 ft. 6 1/2 in.
  • The Caracol (foreground) and the Castillo (background) Chichén Itzá, Yucatán, Mexico ca. 800-900
  • The Castillo Chichén Itzá, Yucatán, Mexico ca. 800-900
  • The Caracol Chichén Itzá, Yucatán, Mexico ca. 800-900
  • South America
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  • Embroidered funerary mantle from southern coast of Peru first century C.E. plain weave camelid fiber with stem-stitch embroidery with camelid wool 4 ft. 7 7/8 in. x 7 ft. 10 7/8 in.
  • Moche Art
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  • Ear Ornament from a tomb at Sípan, Peru ca. 300 gold and turquoise approximately 4 7/8 in. wide
  • North America
  • Mississippian Art
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  • Serpent Mound Adams County, Ohio ca. 1070 1200 ft. long, 20 ft. wide, 5 ft. high
  • Anasazi Art
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  • Cliff Dwelling Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado ca. 1150-1300