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Mesoamerica: Olmec to Monte Alban
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History: Olmec and Monte Alban
The Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History's Olmec and Monte Alban sections break the time periods down into sections and provides images and links to historical analysis of the art and culture.
An odd site (you can do a psychic reading with Ellie), but solid in terms of scholarly understanding of Mesoamerican civilizations.
Ancient History Encyclopedia - Olmec
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Solid scholarly information on a seemingly sketchy site.
The holy city of Teotihuacan ('the place where the gods were created') is situated some 50 km north-east of Mexico City. Built between the 1st and 7th centuries A.D., it is characterized by the vast size of its monuments – in particular, the Temple of Quetzalcoatl and the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, laid out on geometric and symbolic principles. As one of the most powerful cultural centres in Mesoamerica, Teotihuacan extended its ... Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai URL: https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/414/
Teotihuacan exhibit at the DeYoung Museum
Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire will explore how artworks from the ancient city shape our understanding of Teotihuacan as an urban environment. One of the earliest, largest, and most important cities in the ancient Americas, Teotihuacan is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most visited archaeological site in Mexico. The exhibition, organized in collaboration with Mexico’s Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), will feature recent, never-before-seen archaeological discoveries and other major loans from Mexican and US cultural institutions. Monumental and ritual objects from Teotihuacan’s three pyramids will be shown alongside mural paintings, ceramics, and stone sculptures from the city’s apartment compounds. By bringing these pieces together, and encouraging visitors to understand the context of specific sites within the city, the exhibition will provide a rare opportunity for Bay Area audiences to experience a significant place in Mexico's cultural landscape—the captivating and mysterious ancient city of Teotihuacan.
Arizona State University Teotihuacan Research Laboratory
The ASU-managed facility at Teotihuacan provides a space for teams of students and researchers to study one of the largest cities in the ancient world. Unlike many archaeological sites, Teotihuacan is not buried deep under modern settlements; this gives us a unique opportunity to perform excavations and explore the lives of its residents. We recognize the importance of the past for the outcome of the future and use our discoveries to study topics relevant to modern societies, such as alternative governmental systems; how cities rise and fall; and the ways that religious and economic practices change over time.
Ancient Art Web Resources
A comprehensive list of links spanning a wide range of time periods and artistic movements compiled by Christopher Whitcombe of Sweet Briar College in Virginia.
Hixenbaugh Ancient Art, New York
The Hixenbaugh Art Gallery in Manhattan specializes in authentic antiquities of the ancient world. The site includes images of ancient art for sale, as well as news and events of the ancient art world.