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By Michael Ruggeri | The Ancient Civilizations of Oaxaca; The Zapotecs and the Mixtecs

Archaeological excavation unearths evidence of turkey domestication 1,500 years ago

Eggshells and bones from baby turkeys among earliest evidence for turkey domestication<p>The turkeys we'll be sitting down to eat on Thursday have a …

Anthropology

Crocodile Carving Played Ritual Role in Ancient Mesoamerican City

A centuries-old stone crocodile carving used in Mesoamerican rituals was recently discovered in Mexico, offering clues about an ancient city's …

Ancient History

Painted Human Jawbones Used as Ancient Jewelry

Painted human mandibles that may have been worn like necklace pendants have been discovered at a ceremonial site in Mexico that dates back around …

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Zapotec civilization

The <b>Zapotec civilization</b> was an indigenous pre-Columbian civilization that flourished in the Valley of Oaxaca in Mesoamerica. Archaeological evidence …

Research - Introduction to the Catalogue of Zapotec Effigy Vessels

Introduction<p>The Zapotec, whose ancient culture flourished for over a millennium in southwest Mesoamerica, have been the topic of a diversity of …

Ancient History

The Zapotecs

<b>Click on the picture</b><p><b>Diego Rivera mural</b><p>SITES<b><br>Maps</b><b><br>Dainzú</b><b><br>Huijazoo</b><b><br>Lambityeco</b><b><br>Mitla</b><b><br>Monte Alban</b><b><br>Monte Alban Museum</b><b><br>Oaxaca Regional Museum</b><b><br>San Jose</b> …

Fotogaleria: Urny Majów i Zapoteków

Na terenie Mezoameryki, podczas prac wykopaliskowych, archeolodzy natrafili na liczne urny złożone w depozytach ofiarnych i w grobowcach. Jednak w …

FAMSI © 2001 - Arthur A. Joyce

Household Archaeology in Coastal Oaxaca, México <br>Arthur A. Joyce and Stacie M. King <br>Vea este informe en Español.<p>Research Year: 2000 <br>Culture: Chatino, …

Ancient History

The origin of war: New 14C dates from ancient Mexico

Next Section<p>Abstract<p>New 14C dates from archaeological sites in Oaxaca, Mexico, support R. C. Kelly's observation that intervillage raiding may begin …

Re-evaluation of the Early Archaeological Collections from Oaxaca: A Trip to the Seler Archives in Berlin

Re-evaluation of the Early Archaeological Collections from Oaxaca:<br>A Trip to the Seler Archives in Berlin <br>Vea este informe en Español.<p>Research Year: …

Oaxaca

Cocijo

<b>Cocijo</b> (occasionally spelt <b>Cociyo</b>) is a lightning deity of the pre-Columbian Zapotec civilization of southern Mexico. He has attributes characteristic …

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Faculty Web Directory

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Education

John Pohl's Mesoamerica - Monte Alban

MAJOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES: PreClassic to PostClassic<p>MONTE ALBÁN (circa 500 B.C.- A.D. 800)<p>Monte Albán is located at the summit of a 1300 foot high …

Ancient History

Monte Alban Archaeological Ruins Near Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico Travel And Tour Pictures, Photos, Information, Images, & Reviews. Main Entrance, & Ballcourt.

<b>Monte Alban<br>Archaeological Ruins<br>Main Entrance, & Ballcourt.<br>Page One.</b><p><b>Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico.<br>Travel & Tour<br>Pictures, Photos, Information, Images, &</b> …

Ancient History

Monte Albán

<b>Monte Albán</b> is a large pre-Columbian archaeological site in the Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán Municipality in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca (17.043° …

The Mysterious Rise and Decline of Monte Alban

"The Mysterious Rise and Decline of Monte Alban"<p>Some 2,500 years ago when Greeks were busy fighting Persians at places like Thermopylae and Marathon, …

Ancient History

Monte Alban

FAMSI © 2002 - Heather S. Orr

Danzantes of Building L at Monte Albán <br>Vea este informe en Español.<p>This report was written and submitted in 1994 and, barring some minor revisions, …

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Primary Source Materials on Oaxacan Zapotec Urns from Monte Albán: A New Look at the Fondo Alfonso Caso and other archives in Mexico

Primary Source Materials on Oaxacan Zapotec Urns from Monte Albán: A New Look at the Fondo Alfonso Caso and other archives in Mexico<p>Click on image to …

Mexico

Mitla Archaeological Ruins. San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Oaxaca. Page Two. Mexico Travel And Tour Pictures, Photos, Information, Images, & Reviews.

<b>Mitla Archaeological Ruins.</b><p><b>San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico.<br>Travel & Tour<br>Pictures, Photos, Information, Images, & Reviews.<br>PageTwo</b><p><b>George & Eve</b> …

Ancient History

John Pohl's Mesoamerica - Mitla

MAJOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES: PreClassic to PostClassic<p>MITLA (circa A.D. 1300-1521)<p>When a Domincan friar named Francisco de Burgoa recorded his …

Archaeology

Mitla

This article is about the pre-Columbian settlement and archaeological site. For the mountain pass, see Mitla Pass. For the alleged animal, see Mitla …

Thighbones Were Scepters for Ancient Zapotec Men?

Charles Q. Choi<br>for National Geographic News<p>July 15, 2009<p>For men of the ancient Zapotec civilization, ancestral thighbones may have been carried as status symbols.<p>Based on centuries-old stone carvings in southern Mexico, archaeologists had long suspected that Zapotec men brandished human femurs.<p>"The …

Yagul

<b>Yagul</b> is an archaeological site and former city-state associated with the Zapotec civilization of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, located in the Mexican …

Yagul

Yagul Archaeological Ruins Oaxaca Mexico Travel And Tour Pictures, Photos, Information, Images, & Reviews. Page One.

<b>Yagul Archaeological Ruins.</b><p><b>Oaxaca, Mexico.<br>Travel & Tour<br>Pictures, Photos, Information, Images, & Reviews.<br>Page One.</b><p><b>George & Eve DeLange</b><p>Google Map To …

Ancient History