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...
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....
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
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,...
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...
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...
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
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...
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,...