Pre Columbian History

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Pre Columbian History

  1. 1. Pre-Columbian Civilizations In the Americas
  2. 2. Early Human Migrations
  3. 3. Origins of the Peoples of the Americas? Sculpture from the Americas
  4. 4. Major Pre-Columbian Civilizations
  5. 5. The Mayans
  6. 6. Lands of the Mayans The Yucatan Peninsula
  7. 7. Chichen-Itza - Pyramid
  8. 8. Chichen-Itza - Observatory
  9. 9. Chichen-Itza - Ball Court
  10. 10. Mayan Cultivation of Maize Chac, God of Rain 
  11. 11. Mayan Underground Granaries: Chultunes
  12. 12. Overview of Tikal (Guatemala) Temple of the Masks
  13. 13. Tikal Jungle View at Sunset
  14. 14. Tikal - Main Court
  15. 15. Tikal: Temple of the Masks
  16. 16. Tikal - Wall Mask of the Rain God
  17. 17. Mayan Glyphs Mayan Mathematics sky king house child city
  18. 18. Mayan Glyphs
  19. 19. Mayan Drinking Cup for Chocolate
  20. 20. Pakal : The Maya Astronaut
  21. 21. Quetzalcoatl: The God of Wisdom & Learning
  22. 22. The Aztecs
  23. 23. Lands of the Aztecs
  24. 24. Aztec View of Tenochtitlan
  25. 25. Ruins of the City Center, Tenochtitlan
  26. 26. The Codex Mendoza : The Founding of Tenochtitlan
  27. 27. Tenochtitlan: The “Venice” of the Americas
  28. 28. Aztec Chinampa or Floating Garden: 15ft. to 30ft. wide
  29. 29. Tenochtitlan - Chinampas
  30. 30. Aztec Math Aztec Writing
  31. 31. Aztec Sun Stone -- Calendar
  32. 32. Aztec Sun Motifs
  33. 33. Aztec Codex (15c Manuscript)
  34. 34. The Aztecs Were Fierce Warriors
  35. 35. Aztecs Sacrifice Neighboring Tribes to the Sun God
  36. 36. Heart Sacrifice on an Aztec Temple Pyramid
  37. 37. Wall of Skulls, Tenochtitlan
  38. 38. Sacrificial Statue, Tenochtitlan
  39. 39. Aztec Gold
  40. 40. The Incas
  41. 41. Lands of the Incas
  42. 42. Cuzco: A ncient Capital of the Inca (11,000 ft. above sea level)
  43. 43. Machu Picchu
  44. 44. Machu Picchu
  45. 45. Incan Suspension Bridges
  46. 46. Incan Terrace Farming
  47. 47. Incan Digging Sticks
  48. 48. Maize in Incan Pottery & Gold Work
  49. 49. Over 100 Different Types of Potatoes Cultivated by the Incans
  50. 50. Produce from a Typical Incan Market
  51. 51. Incan Ceramic Jars Peanut Potato Squash Cacao God Cacao Pod
  52. 52. The Quipu : An Incan Database
  53. 53. Incan Mummies
  54. 54. Inca Gold & Silver

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