1. A view of the north chamber of the Huitzilapa shaft tomb in Jalisco complete with funerary goods and human remains. Teuchitlan culture. Dated to 100 BCE.

    A view of the north chamber of the Huitzilapa shaft tomb in Jalisco complete with funerary goods and human remains. Teuchitlan culture. Dated to 100 BCE.

  2. In Mexico's National Museum of Anthropology, codex exhibit rethinks Moctezuma's death

    archaeologicalnews:

    MEXICO CITY (AFP).- Mexico’s largest exhibit of Mesoamerican manuscripts features a codex made of fig tree bark suggesting that Aztec emperor Moctezuma was slain by a Spanish conquistador with a sword.

    The piece is among 44 codices made by several pre-Columbian populations — including the…

    Reblogged from: archaeologicalnews
  3. fishstickmonkey:




Standing Male Figure



Mexico, Yucatan Peninsula, Campeche, Jaina Island, Maya, 600-800
Sculpture
Ceramic with Maya blue pigment
unspecified: 9.874 in. (25.08 cm)
LACMA

    fishstickmonkey:

    Standing Male Figure

    Mexico, Yucatan Peninsula, Campeche, Jaina Island, Maya, 600-800

    Sculpture
    Ceramic with Maya blue pigment
    unspecified: 9.874 in. (25.08 cm)
    Reblogged from: ancient-mesoamerica
  4. Mahiole, a Hawaiian feather helmet. One of the highest symbols of authority for the aliʻi. Made from a basket frame and covered in feathers from local birds. These headdresses were encountered by Captain Cook during his visit.

    Mahiole, a Hawaiian feather helmet. One of the highest symbols of authority for the aliʻi. Made from a basket frame and covered in feathers from local birds. These headdresses were encountered by Captain Cook during his visit.

  5. Cahuachi, Peru. Ceremonial center for the Nazca culture from 1 CE to 500 CE.

    Cahuachi, Peru. Ceremonial center for the Nazca culture from 1 CE to 500 CE.

  6. Aerial view of the site La Campana in Colima, Mexico. Occupied from around 100 AD to 1500 AD, although ceramics dating to 1500 BC have been found at the site along with an extensive drainage system.

    Aerial view of the site La Campana in Colima, Mexico. Occupied from around 100 AD to 1500 AD, although ceramics dating to 1500 BC have been found at the site along with an extensive drainage system.

  7. Sonic the Hedgehog, Aztec style
  8. Important Inca remains found in Peru

    archaeologicalnews:

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    Lima: Archaeologists in Peru have discovered important remains in the major Inca administrative centre of Hatun Xauxa, south of the city of Jauja, in the central Andean region of Junin, the country’s culture ministry reported.

    The find was made by experts from the ministry and is related to…

    Reblogged from: archaeologicalnews
  9. Dr. Who, Aztec style
  10. Star Wars, Aztec style
  11. Mario Brothers, Aztec style
  12. Aerial view of the ruins at Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, Mexico. Postclassic period.

    Aerial view of the ruins at Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, Mexico. Postclassic period.

  13. Mixtec jade mask of a bat. Found at Monte Alban. Post Classic period.

    Mixtec jade mask of a bat. Found at Monte Alban. Post Classic period.

  14. Attack on Titan - Aztec style
  15. Maya Flintknapped Eccentrics from Colha Belize

    Maya Flintknapped Eccentrics from Colha Belize

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