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12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
12 Art Of The Americas
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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
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    • 1.  
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    • 4. Olmec Great Pyramid and ball court
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    • 7.  
    • 8.  
    • 9. Ceremonial center of the city of Teotihuacan
    • 10.  
    • 11. Temple of the Feathered Serpent
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    • 13.  
    • 14.  
    • 15. Bloodletting Ritual
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    • 17.  
    • 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
    • 22.  
    • 23. Pyramid (“el Castillo”) with Chacmool in foreground, Chichen Itza
    • 24.  
    • 25.  
    • 26.  
    • 27.  
    • 28. Diquis Shaman with Drum and Snake
    • 29.  
    • 30. Paracas Mantle with bird impersonators, detail
    • 31.  
    • 32. Back Strap Loom
    • 33.  
    • 34. Earth drawing (geoglyph) of a hummingbird, Nazca Plain
    • 35.  
    • 36. Moche Lord with a Feline
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    • 38.  
    • 39.  
    • 40.  
    • 41. Great Serpent Mound, Ohio
    • 42. Poverty Point, LA
    • 43.  
    • 44. Cahokia Mounds
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    • 46.  
    • 47.  
    • 48. Anthropomorphs, the Great Gallery, Horseshoe (Barrier) Canyon
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    • 50.  
    • 51.  
    • 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

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