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Ruins of Palenque, Maya
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Statue at La Venta, an ancient Olmec city occupied between 900-400 BC.
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Teotihuacán.
The Aztecs found this place after it had been abandoned for centuries. They were amazed with it and moved in. We know very little about the culture that built it: historical mystery.
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Incan llama figurine
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Stone drinking cup, 763AD–820AD, Maya, travertine and cinnabar
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Sculpture at Tula, capital city of the Toltec Empire, 950-1150 AD
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Xochipilli, the God of tripping balls. Also of all flowers.
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bump and ever lurking
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>>4573061
Hehe, that is really cool

Pyramid of the Magician at Uxmal (Maya).
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Fun Nahua related resources:
>Spanish/Náhuatl online translator
https://gdn.iib.unam.mx/
>General fun facts
https://www.mexicolore.co.uk/aztecs/
>Aztec calendar "horoscope"
https://www.azteccalendar.com/
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Stone head at the Maya ruins of Copán
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The unexcavated Great Pyramid at Cholula. It's the whole "hill", about twice as tall as Chichen Itza! The church stops them from excavating it. More than 100,000 people lived in Cholula at its peak. The pyramid was built around 900 AD.
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>>4573005
Haven't seen this pic. That's beautiful.
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>>4575105
Ahh, this is great! Are there more from this set at cholula? What's the source?

>>4573061
I love him. Would that particular statue have been painted?
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>>4575127
Oh by the way this one's out of date. We know what the numbers in the top right of the far left page are supposed to be.
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>>4575132
>Would that particular statue have been painted?
I wouldn't know. It was downloaded from a museum set, Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. I've forgotten the website, but you have enough info you might be able to find it. I have other shots of poorer quality of the same statue from different angles, but I see no evidence of any residual paint anywhere. So, my guess is probably not this statue, but I'm no expert. And, other statues may have been.
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>>4575221
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>>4575223
This one is a different statue. Not certain what's going on here. It's so identical it's spooky, but obviously different damage. Might be a modern concrete casting? Anyway, it looks more weathered. I mention that because if the original statue was outside in the elements, if it had been painted then 900 or 1200 years of exposure could possibly have removed all traces of paint.

I originally saved these pix because Xochipilli was being represented as the god of flowers, but more specifically some of the psychedelic flowers like datura and morning glory. Also, technically, mushrooms have been considered to be "flowers" under certain circumstances. I'm not an anthropology or religion expert, more of an advanced hobbyist, so I can't get to deep into this shit with any authority.

I like pretty colors?
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>>4575224
Last one I've got. It's a modern day mural depiction ... so I have no opinion on what liberties were taken here. Why a woman? Why a snake?

I wish I could return to university and spend years studying this shit for an advanced degree.
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>>4575132
It's an old CD "Mayan & Aztec Ruins" https://archive.org/details/corel33

There are more. Tunnel entrance
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Head
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Relief of serpents
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Altar
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Altar pit
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bump
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>>4575105
That's not right, it's way older and was built in stages.

It's actually the largest pyramid in the world by volume. Shit's enormous
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>>4576308
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>>4576308
>>4576309
Wow, that's amazing
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Carved bottle, 600AD–800AD, Maya, blackware ceramic
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>>4572994
ooh I have A LOT of good pics for this subject.
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>>4576545
WTF do you have a huge collection of images with good file names like that?

Are you me?
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Please Bump the Egypt thread
>>4532018
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Double-Headed Jaguar sculpture. Maya Lowlands, Maya, circa 500-800 AD
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Standing Male Figure. Mexico, Colima, shaft tomb culture, 200 B.C. - A.D. 500
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“Axe god” Pendant. Costa Rica, date unknown, made from jadeite
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“Xantil” Incense Burner Effigy Lid. Mexico, Veracruz, Puebla, or Oaxaca, Mixteca-Puebla style, 1200 - 1521 AD
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1,000-Year-Old Psychedelic Drug Kit Contains Traces of Cocaine and Ayahuasca
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1,500-year-old Ceramic Maya Figurine with Removable Helmet, from El Perú-Waka', Petén, Guatemala
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3 centimeter gold bead shaped like a head. Peru, Moche culture, 390–450 AD
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1524 Nuremberg Map of Tenochtitlan, 1524
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>>4576975
Whoa. Those n words had action figures!
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>>4577028
*Spaceman* ,, action figures.
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>>4576946
>>4576947
These are awesome, thank you.
Unfortunately I don't have many pictures. But I've copied the act of good filenames from you, if you're the guy from the Egypt thread.

Kneeling lord with incised toad on his head, 900–500 BC, Middle Formative, Olmec style, Stone with red pigment
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>>4576946
>>4576947
>>4577111
I'm gonna try to bump this thread indefinitely. You've all converted me into an archiver(?). I was only able to post the Tezcatlipoca >>4573577 but hope to find more treasures to share. Any tips on finding the best of the best images? I am going look through this tomorrow
>It's an old CD "Mayan & Aztec Ruins" >https://archive.org/details/corel33
as provided by >>4575484 . There appear to be dozens of other ISO files from the "corel33" uploader that are not limited to Pre-Columbian civilizations.
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>>4577149
Welcome to the CD enlightenment
There's so much awesome stuff
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>>4577149
>>4577786
And for great photos with lots of information, I like to go to museum websites. The Princeton Museum has a good interface, and wide array of times and cultures (not just from the Americas). The British Museum is also good, but isn't as good for browsing. But there are loads of good museums: Met, Louvre, Smithsonian, etc.
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>>4577111
hahahaha yeah I'm the guy from the Egypt one
and also this one >>4512486

>>4577149
I lurk on reddit on /artifactporn/ and in other subreddits. But I never interact because I don't like redditors.
And then I download the photos because I'm paranoid that I won't be able to find them again.

But I've been doing this for years.

I also like to browse archive.org for old books and stuff.

I need to check those CDs.
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A 1200-year-old painted Zapotec effigy pot, found in a tomb in Oaxaca, Mexico
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A bead from a Moche gold necklace, 300–390 AD, Peru
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A cape. Mexico, early 1800s
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A Colima sleeping dog, protoclassic period, ca. 100 BCE-250 CE. From Mexico
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A colossal Aztec serpents head made from volcanic rock. Late Postclassic (1325-1521 AD)
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A funerary urn from Oaxaca, Mexico. Zapotec culture, 350-500 AD, now on display at the Cleveland Museum of Art
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A gold frog pendant from Peru. Moche Culture, 3rd-8th Century CE
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A gold nose ornament in the form of a spider. Lambayeque culture, c. 750-1375 CE, now housed at the Brüning Museum in Peru
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A human skull decorated with a polychromic mosaic, Mixtec-Aztec, Mexico, 1300-1521 A.D.
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A Kisin, a Mayan death god, 600-900 AD, is displayed at the Martin-Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin; Markus Schreiber
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A Maya carving of a frog from Topoxte. 700–800 CE, shell and quartz
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A Maya ceramic figure with bird mask. 550–900 CE, now on display at the Museo de Sitio de Palenque Alberto Ruz LHuillier, Mexico
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A Maya cylinder vase with spider monkeys. Belize or Guatemala, 650-750 CE, now housed at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto, Canada
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A Maya mosaic mask from the Temple XVIII-A (250–450 CE). This mask is the earliest one discovered in an elite tomb in Palenque.
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>>4577111
reminds me of el danzante statue from olmec, this is not it but also similar
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A Maya painted vessel with a water bird. Late Classic Period, 550–950 CE, sold at Sotheby's in 2019
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A Maya vase from the Guatemalan Highlands, dates from 600–900 CE.
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A Mayan Jade Mask, 600s AD.
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A Mesoamerican wheeled toy (probably Mayan)
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A Mixtec-Aztec human skull decorated with a polychromic mosaic c. 1300-1521 AD. 14.5 cm high
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A Moche ceramic ceremonial vessel that represents a fellatio scene. 1-800 AD, now on display at the Larco Museum in Lima, Peru
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A mosaic figure found in tomb No. 6 within Teotihuacan's Pyramid of the Moon in Mexico
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A painted ceramic bottle with a stirrup-neck handle representing a priest in prayer. Moche Culture, 300-400 CE
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A painted ceramic flask found in a 1,200-year-old Wari tomb in 2013, Peru
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A painted funerary urn dedicated to the Zapotec rain god Cocijo, from Monte Alban, Oaxaca. Now on display at the Museo Nacional de Antropología in Mexico City
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>>4577922
This is the shit from Indiana Jones.
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>>4578521
This got me thinking about who invented blowjobs, but I bet they discover themselves you know?
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>>4578547
What was first the kiss or the blowjob?
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>>4578553
Def BJ. Monkeys fuck mouths accidentally on purpose
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>>4578556
You know, I never even considered something like that. A true revelation, thank you.
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A sexually active inhabitant of the underworld, Moche Culture, Peru, 1-800AD
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A Shell Trumpet, made and decorated by the Chupícuaro culture, AD 300–900 , Guanajuato State, Mexico.
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A shirt owned by The Runner, brother of Chief Carry the Kettle. Saskatchewan, Canada, Nakoda culture, 1908
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A small ivory sculpture of a polar bear found on Igloolik Island. Middle Dorset period, 1st-6th century CE
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A statue of Huehuetéotl, the aged god of fire of the prehispanic pantheon. Now on n display at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City
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A terracotta statuette made by the Chupícuaro people from Mexico. 5th-2nd century BC, now on display at the Quai Branly museum in Paris
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A Tsimshian wooden mask representing the spirit of the Upper Air. 19th century AD, from British Columbia, Canada
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A turquoise tablet depicting codex-like figures. Found in Chéve Cave, Oaxaca. Mixtec. 1250-1500 AD
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A very rare terracotta statue of a priestess with a flayed human arm tied with ribbons to her headdress (600-900 AD), Veracruz.
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A Wari tapestry panel from Peru. 600-1000 CE, now housed at the Brooklyn Museum
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> >>4576976 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-1OgNqBkVE
eating chocolate cake in a bag
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A Yup’ik Humanoid mask, mouth of Yukon river, Alaska
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Abstract figure of an owl. Ecuador, Valdivia culture, 3500-1500 BC
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Acrobat Effigy Stirrup Spout Vessel. Peru, Chavin, 900-200 BC
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Acrobat figure. Mexico, Colima, shaft tomb culture, 200 B.C. - A.D. 500
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Adorned Mexica skull mask, found at Great Pyramid of Tenochtitlán 14th century AD
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Aerial photo of the Great Pyramid of Cholula. Nearly twice as large as the Khufu pyramid in Giza 90 to 600 AD. Puebla, Mexico
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Aerial view of the ruins at Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, Mexico Postclassic period
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An altar of Mictlantecuhtli (god of death). El Zapotal, Veracruz, Mexico. Remojadas culture. 300 AD to 900 AD
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An Aztec 9-inch-tall jade figure of Xolotl (god of fire and lightning and a soul-guide for the dead) with inlays of coral in the mouth. 1500–1520
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Human figure vessel, 200 BC - 800 AD, Zapotec, pottery, found in Oaxaca
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An Aztec bird mask (probably a raven), worn by a priest embodying Ehecatl,the god of wind, during a ceremony. C.1320-1521 CE
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An Aztec skull mask with flint knife. 14th-16th century CE, now on display at the Templo Mayor Museum in Mexico City
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Stone figure at Tula, Toltec
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An erotic pre-Columbian figurine from the Tairona culture, using the Tumbaga technique. In the collection of the World Erotic Art Museum in Miami Beach, Florida
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Lintel 15, Monuments of Yaxchilan.
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>>4577832
ancient onions face
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An hacha (axe) from Mexico depicting a person with a mustache. May have been used as ballgame markers
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An Inca gold figurine from the Andes, likely Ecuador or Peru, 1400-1530s.
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Ancestral Figure. Colombia, Tairona, 1000-1550 AD
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>>4573005
>Teotihuacán.
>The Aztecs found this place after it had been abandoned for centuries. They were amazed with it and moved in. We know very little about the culture that built it: historical mystery.
It was pre-Flood.
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Teotihuacán
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Ancient West Mexico, sitting figure
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Andean Textile Fragment. Peru, Ica 16th century colonial
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Anthropomorphic gold pendant, Tairona culture (Colombia Peru), 1000 - 1500, from Dumbarton Oaks Museum.
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>>4582015
Lmao, no. The oldest bits aren't even pre-Roman.
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Anthropomorphic Jar. Peru, South Coast, Nasca, 100 B.C. - A.D. 600
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I've got some good angles
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This is a really outstanding thread. Thanks
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Anthropomorphic Tripod Vessel. Mexico, Jalisco, shaft tomb culture, 200 B.C. - A.D. 500
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Anthropomorphic Tubular Duct Flute. Mexico, Colima, shaft tomb culture, 300 BC - 200 AD
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Anthropomorphic Tubular Duct Flute. Mexico, Tabasco or Veracruz, 600-900 AD
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Anthropomorphic Urn. Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec, A.D. 900-1300
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Macchu Picchu, Peru
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Anthropomorphic Vessel. Mexico, Colima, shaft tomb culture, 200 B.C. - A.D. 500
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Armadillo Effigy Vessel. Mexico, Colima, shaft tomb culture, 300 BC - 300 AD
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Avian Effigy Vessel. Ecuador, Chorrera, 800-400 BC
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Avian Pendant with Flower Diadem. Guatemala, Southern Lowlands, Maya, 250-450
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Aztec Cholula-Style Dishware
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Aztec Double-Headed Serpent (ca. 1400 to 1500)
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Aztec mask, 1400-1521
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Aztec mask, maybe Tlaloc, 1350–1521, Wood, turquoise, shell, lignite and resin
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Aztec skeletal mask, wood, ca. 1400-1521
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el bumpo
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Aztec statue of Coatlicue, the earth goddess from the Museo Nacional de Antropología in Mexico City
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Aztec Stone of the Sun, Tenochtitlan, 1500 CE.
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Aztec turquoise mosaic mask of Quetzalcoatl, 1400-1521, Mexico
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Aztec wood mask. Mexico. 1400-1521 AD
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Mesoamerican history nerd from other boards, i'll try to dump some stuff and reply to what's been posted already with clarification and corrections in the next few days
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Codex Zouche-Nuttall, one of the few remaining Mixtec books, which traces the lineage of royal mixtec families as well as the rise of 8-Deer.

The surviving Mixtec manuscripts are written in this sort of pictographic format, (unlike Maya writing, Zapotec writing, etc. etc.)

https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/722151
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Ballgame Performer. Mexico, Colima or Jalisco, shaft tomb culture, 100 BC - 300 AD
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Ballplayer Figure in Costume. Guatemala, Northern Petén region, Maya, 550-850
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Ballplayer Figure made from jadeite. Mexico, Gulf Coast, Olmec, 900-600 BC
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Coatlicue, also known as Teteoinan, "The Mother of Gods", is the Aztec goddess who gave birth to the moon, stars, and Huitzilopochtli, the god of the sun and war. She is also known as Toci (Tocî, "our grandmother") and Cihuacoatl (Cihuācōhuātl, "the lady of the serpent"), the patron of women who die in childbirth.

The word "Coatlicue" is Nahuatl for "the one with the skirt of serpents". She is referred to variously by the epithets "Mother Goddess of the Earth who gives birth to all celestial things", "Goddess of Fire and Fertility", "Goddess of Life, Death and Rebirth", and "Mother of the Southern Stars".

She is represented as a woman wearing a skirt of writhing snakes and a necklace made of human hearts, hands and skulls. Her feet and hands are adorned with claws (for digging graves) and her breasts are depicted as hanging flaccid from nursing. Coatlicue keeps on her chest the hands, hearts and skulls of her children so they can be purified in their mother's chest. Her face is formed by two facing serpents, referring to the duality of her nature.
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Wandering around mexico is literally like walking around a post-apocalypic wasteland.
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>>4588701
It's literally like "the world that was" from warhammer--- the period that followed 1492 marked a huge upheaval across the entire western hemisphere with every major civilization destroyed in the great incursion.

Nothing survived, not the culture, not the history, not the people. Nothing remains from the world-that-was.
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Colca Valley in southern Peru.

Why doesn't someone put those terraces to good use?
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Classic painting of Tenochtitlan.
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>>4588713
>YEARS IN THE FUTURE,
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>BUT NOT MANY...
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>>4588701
>>4588703
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Basalt Mask. Mexico, Guerrero, Mezcala culture, 500 B.C. - A.D. 100
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>>4588703
You should read about Cabeza de Vaca's (A Land So Strange by Andrés Résendez). He and three other men (including an African guy named Estebanico) were the only survivors of the 1528 Narváez expedition to North America. They travelled on foot for 8 years across the continent. At one point they were enslaved by natives - eventually they became traveling medicine men healers, receiving good hospitality as they passed between countless tribes. Eventually they came in contact with spaniards again and returned to "civilization". Cabeza de Vaca wrote a famous account La Relación y Commentarios about his journey, where he talks about all the native groups and their customs. This is precious because it's before native population across the continent was devastated by disease and encounters with Europeans.
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>>4589363
What's the best translation?
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Basalt metate, a tool for grinding grains, with birds head design. Costa Rica, 300-700 AD
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>>4577829
I like the bird
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This isn't precolumbian, but it's a new maya stele that was erected in 2012.

Decipherment of the maya script is ongoing, but there has been work on adapting it to modern maya languages so it can be used today.

By adapting I mean adding things like diacritics to represent new sounds that didn't exist in the old maya script.

One such diacritic is visible on the second glyph block from the bottom in the third column over--- there's a little squiggle in the top right corner of the bottom left glyph--- that's a diacritic.

By the way, the glyph block above that one, (the third from the bottom of the third column over), says ka-si-ti-la-na or "kastilan" or spaniard.
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>>4590999
There's a backside but my photo isn't high-res enough lol
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el bumpo
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board's moving fast these days.
bomp
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>>4579613
Loved this piece so I tried to remove the logos and upscale with some easy AI, thought I'd share
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>>4592603
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Figure, 2nd-4th century A.D., made of walrus ivory, found in the Punuk Islands, Alaska
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>>4592604
>>4579613
It is some incredible work. I can only imagine how much more there was like this.

I can't believe an entire world of that stuff was destroyed. I never get over the staggering feeling of what there must have been, you can just feel the weight of the void in the historical record from what was there just centuries ago.

>>4590999
here's another example of that same sort of diacritic used for the ra re ri ro ru

Personally I'm not a fan, they should have just come up with something else. New symbols or something, or better diacritics.
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>>4592860
Oh dang, the third and second panel are in the wrong order, whatever.
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"Some 1,600 years ago, the Temple of the Night Sun was a blood-red beacon visible for miles and adorned with giant masks of the Maya sun god as a shark, blood drinker, and jaguar."
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some kind of... chair.. with writing all over it
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Was writing primarily a religious activity to the Maya and Aztecs? A script system that complex reflects no respect for accessibility or efficiency.
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Mayapan city "the last great Mayan capital"
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>>4595039
>Was writing primarily a religious activity to the Maya and Aztecs? A script system that complex reflects no respect for accessibility or efficiency.
Not at all. There were simplified versions of the glyphs that are much quicker to write, it's about has fast to read/write as japanese.

It's the coolest script humans have ever created.
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Uno bumpo por favour
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el bumpo
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el bumperino
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>>4577995
This is the same painting!

My scan of this full pic is terrible but I still want to share it!
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>>4577795
>tfw u wake up hungover
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replica of a bonampak maya mural
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>>4602217
huh, why didn't this bump the thread, are we autosaging for some reason?

If so a shame, there was a lot I was wanting to post and dump
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modern people don't create
cool objects like this;
DO they?
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El. Bumpo.
I'm too autistic to let this thread die.
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>>4605195
I got you anon
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Basin with feathered serpent. Central Mexico. Teotihuacan style. 400-550 CE
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Bat Pendant made from shell with Outstretched Wings with Openwork Design. Colombia, Tairona, 1000-1550 AD
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Battered Warrior Figure. Mexico, Veracruz, Remojadas, 600-900 AD
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Beaker. Peru, Middle Nasca, A.D. 200-300
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Blackware Vessel. Peru, Recuay, 1-650 AD
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Bottle in the shape of a feline, Wari (Peru), A.D. 600–900
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Replica of "Montezuma's headdress" located in Mexico City's National Museum of Anthropology

It wasn't actually Montezuma's, and it was originally curved rather then flat, like Great Plain Indian's war bonnets, and also had a gold beak attached before an improper restoration lost bits of it and flattened it

I'll dump more info latter
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>>4607471
I had no idea about the curvature of the thing. The beak shape makes perfect sense! Never heard about that.

God dammit why don't they mock up a replica of the thing!?
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>>4575226
maybe it's because the moon and women have a common thing with fertility. Possible that they use a lunar calendar to grow crop and find specific flowers through lunar cycles.
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>>4609213
Outside of Semitic culture, most cultures associate snakes with rebirth because of their molting. Snakes + woman + moon = endless birth and rebirth.
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>>4604355
> Pre-Columbian
post columbian
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>>4609590
Cretans also had a snake goddess, statues of whom could be found in small caves with effigy offerings. Snakes were also often associated with caves in many places, with caves representing a womb. Mesoamerican myths often involve humanity emerging from caves
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view from inca trail to sun gate machu picchu peru
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El. Bumpo
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>>4588723
>>4588727
Tenochtitlan - Looking Southeast 1519

based on Velasco's valley of mexico
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>>4576973
Tikal
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>>4578518
From Calakmul. Displayed in the Museum of Mayan Architecture in Campeche
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>>4605084
Hmm looks like an item from the Mayan World Museum in Merida
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>>4573464
Today there is some stupid low barrier around the temple and visitors are not allowed to climb it (nor any others in Uxmal). Same in Chichen Itza. Fortunately not so in Calakmul and much of Palenque.

Amazing thread btw
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>>4577829
Imagine being a shaman in 550 AD and your patron god gives you a vision of the Pepe
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El. Bumpo.
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Bottle with Sharp Shoulders with Incised Design. Mexico, Tlatilco, 1200-900 BC
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Bottle, Caddoan, 1200-1400 AD
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Bowl Depicting Otherworldly Monkey and Peccary. Guatemala, Northern Petén, Maya , 650-800
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Bowl with decorated scene. Mexico, Campeche, Maya, 550 AD -850 AD
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Bowl with Flower Motif. Ecuador, 300 BC - 700 AD
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Bowl with human face. Mexico, Guanajuato, Chupícuaro, 300 BC - 100 AD
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Bowl with Images of Humans with Bundled Offerings. Guatemala Highlands, Maya, 600-900 AD
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Bowl with painted cat. Peru, Paracas culture, 500-400 BC
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Bowl with parrot design, Hopi archaeological tradition
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Bowl. Peru, South Coast, Nasca, 100 B.C - A.D. 600
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Bridge and Spouted Double Vessel with Monkey. Peru, Chimú, A.D. 900-1430
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Burial of a woman at Teotihuacan with a jadeite tooth that was cemented or attached with fiber to her mandible. 350 to 450 AD. Mexico
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>>4620056 eye know, Right?
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>>4587457
Unironically, this is a depiction of satan.

I won't spam your thread with this, but if you're interested, here's some .zips with hundreds of relevant images:

https://files.catbox.moe/r60yle.zip
https://files.catbox.moe/3r8utq.zip
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Burial Urn with traces of white ground and yellow pigment. Colombia, lower Magdalena River, Moskito, 1000 AD - 1600 AD
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Burial Urn. Colombia, Chimila, 1000 AD - 1500 AD
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What happened in Toltec history where the Aztecs were so terrified of the changing of the times that they did that much human sacrifice? Or was it more specific to them, because the Maya didn't do it as much? Was their exodus from the Mojave so harrowing? Or was it just a natural consequence of urbanization and population booming, considering Plains Indians didn't do it nearly as much?
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Burial Urn. Guatemala, Quiché, 550 AD - 850 AD
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Canteen-shaped bottle. Peru. Nazca or Huari. 600 AD - 800 AD
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Captive Figure. Volcanic stone. Costa Rica, 900 AD - 1200 AD
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El Bumpo
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Carved bottle, 600AD–800AD, Maya, blackware ceramic



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