Moche Portrait Head Bottle

Moche Portrait Head Bottle

Portrait Head Bottle, 5th–6th century (Moche culture), Peru, ceramic, 32.39 cm high (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Speakers: Dr. Sarahh Scher and Dr. Steven...
Olmec mask (Olmec-style mask)

Olmec mask (Olmec-style mask)

Olmec mask (Olmec-style mask), c. 1200 - 400 B.C.E., jadeite, 4 x 3-3/8 x 1-1/4 inches found in offering 20 buried c. 1470 C.E....
Pair of Earflares, Winged Messengers (Moche Culture, Peru)

Pair of Earflares, Winged Messengers (Moche Culture, Peru)

Pair of Earflares, Winged Messengers, 3rd-7th century, Moche, Peru, gold, turquoise, sodalite, shell, 8 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Speakers: Dr. Sarahh Scher...
Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan, Mexico, main structures c. 50-250 C.E. Speakers: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Beth Harris. Created by Beth Harris and Steven Zucker. source
The Mesoamerican Ballgame and a Classic Veracruz yoke

The Mesoamerican Ballgame and a Classic Veracruz yoke

Yoke, c. 1 - 900 C.E., Classic Veracruz culture, greenstone, 11.5 x 38 x 41.5 cm (American Museum of Natural History) Speakers: Dr. Rex...
The Sun Stone (The Calendar Stone)

The Sun Stone (The Calendar Stone)

The Sun Stone (or The Calendar Stone), Aztec, reign of Moctezuma II (1502-20), discovered in 1790 at the southeastern edge of the Plaza Mayor...
Kunz Axe

Kunz Axe

Votive Adze "Kunz Axe," (Olmec Formative Period), c. 1200-500 B.C.E., jadeite, 31 x 16 x 11 cm (American Museum of Natural History) Speakers: Dr....
Feathered headdress

Feathered headdress

Feathered headdress, Aztec, reproduction (National Anthropology Museum, Mexico City) Original: Feathered headdress, Mexico, Aztec, early 16th century, quetzal, cotinga, roseate spoonbill, piaya feathers; wood,...
Tlatilco figurines

Tlatilco figurines

Tlatilco figurines (from the National Museum of Anthropology, but also including the Female Figure at the Princeton University Art Museum), ceramic, Tlatilco, Mesoamerica (present-day...
Coatlicue

Coatlicue

Coatlicue, c. 1500, Mexica (Aztec), found on the SE edge of the Plaza mayor/Zocalo in Mexico City, basalt, 257 cm high (National Museum...