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  • Lord Pacal’s spaceship?
  • Artist: n/a Title: The Americas Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: n/a Source/Museum: n/a
  • Artist: n/a Title: Olmec Great Pyramid and ball court Medium: n/a Size: Pyramid height approx. 100' (30 m) Date: Olmec culture, c. 1000–600 BCE Source/Museum: La Venta, Mexico
  • Artist: n/a Title: Colossal head Medium: Basalt Size: height 7'5" (2.26 m) Date: Olmec culture, c. 900–400 BCE Source/Museum: La Venta, Mexico
  • Artist: n/a Title: Ceremonial center of the city of Teotihuacan Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: Teotihuacan culture, 350–650 CE Source/Museum: Mexico
  • Artist: n/a Title: Plan of the ceremonial center of Teotihuacan Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: n/a Source/Museum: Positioned to match photograph of the site shown in figure 12–4, with south at top
  • Artist: n/a Title: Temple of the Feathered Serpent Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: Teotihuacan culture, after 350 CE Source/Museum: The Ciudadela, Teotihuacan, Mexico
  • Ritual Sacrifices - Many from other areas/indigenous cultures
  • Obsidian w/ spear flakes
  • Artist: n/a Title: Bloodletting Ritual Medium: Fragment of a fresco Pigment on lime plaster Size: 32¼ X 45¼" (82 X 116.1 cm) Date: Teotihuacan culture, 600–750 CE Source/Museum: From Teotihuacan, Mexico. / The Cleveland Museum of Art. Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund (63.252)
  • Whitewash
  • Artist: n/a Title: Base of North Acropolis (left) and Temple I, Tikal Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: Maya culture. North Acropolis, 5th century CE; Temple I, c. 700 CE Source/Museum: Tomb of Ruler A, Tikal, Guatemala
  • Artist: n/a Title: Palace (Foreground) and temple of The Inscriptions (tomb-Pyramid of Lord Pakal), Palenque Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: Maya culture, late 7th century CE Source/Museum: Mexico
  • Artist: n/a Title: Portrait of Lord Pakal Medium: Stucco and red paint Size: height 16 ⅞ " (43 cm) Date: Maya culture, mid-7th century CE Source/Museum: Found in his tomb, Temple of the Inscriptions, Palenque, Mexico. / Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City
  • Artist: n/a Title: Lady Xok’s Vision of a Giant Snake (accession ceremony) Medium: Limestone Size: 46½ X 29 ⅛ " (118 X 74 cm) Date: Dedicated in 723 CE and 726 CE Source/Museum: Lintel 25 of a temple (structure 23). Yaxchilan, Chiapas, Mexico. / British Museum. Acquired by the British Museum in 1883
  • Artist: n/a Title: Cylindrical vessel Medium: Painted ceramic Size: diameter 6½" (16.6 cm) height 8 ⅜ " (21.5 cm) Date: Maya culture, 600–900 CE Source/Museum: (Composite photograph in the form of a roll-out.) The Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Artist: n/a Title: Pyramid (“el Castillo”) with Chacmool in foreground, Chichen Itza Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: Itza (northern Maya) culture, 9th–13th century CE; Chacmool, 800–1000 CE Source/Museum: Yucatan, Mexico. / Library, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles. Wim Swaan Photograph Collection (96, p.21)
  • Artist: n/a Title: Pyramid (“el Castillo”) with Chacmool in foreground, Chichen Itza Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: Itza (northern Maya) culture, 9th–13th century CE; Chacmool, 800–1000 CE Source/Museum: Yucatan, Mexico. / Library, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles. Wim Swaan Photograph Collection (96, p.21)
  • Ball Court
  • Ball Court
  • Artist: n/a Title: Diquis Shaman with Drum and Snake Medium: Gold Size: 4¼ X 3¼" (10.8 X 8.2 cm) Date: Diquis culture, c. 13–16th century CE Source/Museum: Costa Rica. / Museos del Banco Central de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
  • Artist: n/a Title: Paracas Mantle with bird impersonators, detail Medium: Camelid fiber, plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery Size: n/a Date: Paracas culture, c. 200 BCE–200 CE Source/Museum: From the Paracas peninsula, Peru. / Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Denman Waldo Ross Collection (16.34a)
  • Artist: n/a Title: Mantle with bird impersonators Medium: Camelid fiber, plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery Size: approx. 40" X 7'11" (1.01 X 2.41 m) Date: Paracas culture, c. 200 BCE–200 CE Source/Museum: Paracas peninsula, Peru. / Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Denman Waldo Ross Collection (16.34a)
  • Back Strap Loom
  • Artist: n/a Title: Earth drawing (geoglyph) of a hummingbird, Nazca Plain Medium: n/a Size: Length approx. 450' (137 m) wingspan approx. 220' (60.9 m) Date: Nazca culture, c. 100 BCE–700 CE Source/Museum: Southwest Peru
  • Artist: n/a Title: Moche Lord with a Feline Medium: Painted ceramic Size: height 7 ½" (19 cm) Date: Moche culture, c. 100 BCE–500 CE Source/Museum: Moche Valley, Peru. / Art Institute of Chicago. Buckingham Fund, 1955–2281
  • Lord Sipan Moche Culture
  • Artist: n/a Title: Earspool Medium: Gold, turquoise, quartz, and shell Size: diameter approx. 5" (12.7 cm) Date: Moche culture, 2nd–5th century CE Source/Museum: Sipan, Peru. / Bruning Archaeological Museum, Lambayeque, Peru
  • Artist: n/a Title: Great Serpent Mound, Ohio Medium: n/a Size: Length approx. 1,254' (328.2 m) Date: c. 1070 CE Source/Museum: Adams County, Ohio
  • Poverty Point, LA - antique drawing
  • Artist: William R. Iseminger Title: n/a Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: n/a Source/Museum: Courtesy of Cahokia Mounds Historic site
  • Artist: n/a Title: Cahokia, East St. Louis, Illinois. Mississippian Culture, C. 900–1500 CE. Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: n/a Source/Museum: n/a
  • Earth mound, Cahokia
  • Artist: n/a Title: Anthropomorphs, the Great Gallery, Horseshoe (Barrier) Canyon Medium: n/a Size: Largest figure about 8' (2.44 m) tall Date: Variously dated Source/Museum: Utah
  • Artist: n/a Title: Hunter’s Mural Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: Fremont People, 800–1300 CE Source/Museum: Nine Mile Canyon, Utah
  • Artist: n/a Title: Pueblo Bonito Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: 830–1250 CE Source/Museum: Chaco Canyon. New Mexico
  • Artist: n/a Title: Sun dagger solar marker at equinox Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: 850–1250 CE Source/Museum: Fajada Butte, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico
  • Artist: Timothy O’Sullivan Title: Ancient ruins in the Canon De Chelley Medium: Albumen print Size: n/a Date: 1873 Source/Museum: Arizona, National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • Mesa Verde
  • Mimbres Bowl
  • Mimbres Bowl
  • Artist: n/a Title: Seed jar, Pueblo Culture Medium: Earthenware and black-and-white pigment Size: diameter 14 ½" (36.9 cm) Date: Pueblo culture, c. 1150 CE Source/Museum: The St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

12 Art Of The Americas Presentation Transcript

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  • 4. Olmec Great Pyramid and ball court
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  • 9. Ceremonial center of the city of Teotihuacan
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  • 11. Temple of the Feathered Serpent
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  • 15. Bloodletting Ritual
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  • 18. Base of North Acropolis (left) and Temple I, Tikal
  • 19. Palace and temple of The Inscriptions (tomb-Pyramid of Lord Pakal), Palenque
  • 20. Portrait of Lord Pakal
  • 21. Lady Xok’s Vision of a Giant Snake
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  • 23. Pyramid (“el Castillo”) with Chacmool in foreground, Chichen Itza
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  • 28. Diquis Shaman with Drum and Snake
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  • 30. Paracas Mantle with bird impersonators, detail
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  • 32. Back Strap Loom
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  • 34. Earth drawing (geoglyph) of a hummingbird, Nazca Plain
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  • 36. Moche Lord with a Feline
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  • 41. Great Serpent Mound, Ohio
  • 42. Poverty Point, LA
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  • 44. Cahokia Mounds
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  • 48. Anthropomorphs, the Great Gallery, Horseshoe (Barrier) Canyon
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  • 52. Pueblo Bonito
  • 53. Sun dagger solar marker at equinox
  • 54. Ancient ruins in the Canon De Chelley
  • 55. Mesa Verde
  • 56. Mimbres Bowl
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  • 60. Seed jar, Pueblo Culture