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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

The Mayans of pre-Columbian America

Teotihuacán, 500 AD, Mexico
Teotihuacán, 500 AD, Mexico

The Mayans of pre-Columbian America depends on maize for their livelihood. The first national Mexican ceramics date of the training period (1500-1000 bc) in the Valley of Mexico. On the Gulf coast of product Olmec culture hollow, naturalist figurines. During the Classic period (AD 300? At 900?), Ceramic Figures from the east showed lively freedom of expression, those in the west are often grouped together in impressionistic scenes from everyday life.

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