Unearthing the Aztec past, the destruction of the Templo Mayor

Unearthing the Aztec past, the destruction of the Templo Mayor

Unearthing the Aztec past, the destruction of the Templo Mayor (Mexico City) ARCHES: At Risk Cultural Heritage Education Series Speakers: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Steven...
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...
Mirror-Bearer (Maya)

Mirror-Bearer (Maya)

Mirror-Bearer, 6th century (Classic Maya), wood and red hematite, 35.9 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)Special thanks to The Metropolitan...
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....
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...
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....
Tlaloc vessel

Tlaloc vessel

Tlaloc vessel, c. 1440-70, found Templo Mayor, Tenochtitlan, ceramic (Museo del Templo Mayor, Mexico City)Speakers: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Beth Harris source
Vessel with a mythological scene (Maya)

Vessel with a mythological scene (Maya)

Vessel, Mythological Scene, 7-8th century C.E., Maya (Classic Maya), 14 x 11.4 cm, ceramic (1978.412.206) (The Metropolitan Museum of Art). Speakers: Dr. James Doyle,...
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,...