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Joined Couple from Nayarit, Mexico
Imageby James Blake Wiener

Joined Couple from Nayarit, Mexico

This sculpture of a joined male and female couple dates from 100 BCE-250 CE. It is a polychrome ceramic and comes from Nayarit, Mexico. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)
Snarling Colima Dog
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Snarling Colima Dog

Ceramic sculpture of a snarling dog. Associated with the Comala people. Colima, Mexico. c. 200 BCE-300 CE. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Temple of the Moon, Teotihuacan
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Temple of the Moon, Teotihuacan

The Temple of the Moon at Teotihuacan, Mexico, c. 150 CE.
Male Figure from Nayarit, Mexico
Imageby James Blake Wiener

Male Figure from Nayarit, Mexico

This sculpture of a male figure dates from 200 BCE-500 CE. It is a polychrome ceramic. It comes from what's presently Nayarit, Mexico. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)
Reclining Colima Dog
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Reclining Colima Dog

Ceramic sculpture of a reclining dog. Associated with the Comala people. Colima, Mexico. c. 200 BCE-300 CE. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Ceremonial Metate in the Form of a Jaguar
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Ceremonial Metate in the Form of a Jaguar

This ceremonial metate in the form of a jaguar dates from 600-700 CE and is made of stone. It comes from Guápiles, Limón, Costa Rica. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)
Maya Noble Relief from Tabasco
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Maya Noble Relief from Tabasco

This Maya relief depicting a nobleman is made from chalkstone, and it comes from what is present-day Tabasco, Mexico. It dates from the Late Classic Period around the year 780 CE. (Museum Rietberg, Zürich).
Nayarit Cermaic House with Figures
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Nayarit Cermaic House with Figures

This charming ceramic was made between 100 BCE-250 CE in Nayarit, Mexico. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)
Cortés & the Fall of the Aztec Empire
Articleby Mark Cartwright

Cortés & the Fall of the Aztec Empire

The Aztec empire flourished between c. 1345 and 1521 CE and dominated ancient Mesoamerica. This young and warlike nation was highly successful in spreading its reach and gaining fabulous wealth, but then all too quickly came the strange visitors...
Archaeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes (UNESCO/NHK)
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Archaeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes (UNESCO/NHK)

Paquimé, Casas Grandes is located in present-day Mexico. It reached its apogee in the 14th and 15th centuries AD, playing a key role in trade and cultural contacts between the Pueblo culture of the southwestern United States and the more...
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