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    Cacaxtla Mural Hombre Jaguar


    Mayan mural, National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City


    Cacaxtla is the name of a Late Classic (600-900 CE) city in the Puebla Valley, Tlaxcala, Mexico. At its height, Cacaxtla had a population of about 10,000 Olmeca-Xicalanca people. The site is known for its beautiful Maya art-influenced murals and architecture. the amazing colors of Cacaxtla's murals--rich blues, reds, yellows, and browns. The depth of detail is equally captivating

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    San Bartolo is a remote site in the Guatemalan rainforest and was only discovered in 2001. Most of the structures at the site date to the Late Preclassic and overlie older Middle Preclassic architecture, although the city was reoccupied in the Late Classic. San Bartolo possesses one of the most important Preclassic murals yet found.Guatemala

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    Stucco head of K'inich Janaab Pakal I (603-683 AD), king of Palenque. National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City, Mexico

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    Jaguar Cuauhxicalli. Eran recipientes de piedra ceremoniales usado por los mexicas/aztecas para colocar los corazones de los sacrifios humanos. Un cuahuxicalli era frecuentemente decorado con motivos zoomórficos, comúnmente águilas o jaguares. El jaguar fue xtraido de la zona arqueológica del Templo Mayor en la Ciudad de México y que se encuentran en el Museo del Templo Mayor. Cultura mexica, período Posclásico. Tenochtitlan, México. mcba.

    Caballero águila (Cacaxtla, México) -- 700-900 -- No further reference provided.