famous pre columbian art

Aztec art, similar to other Mesoamerican cultures also focused on deity worship and portraying values in their society. x 3" Framed: 3" x ", Archaic Mask pre-columbian objects Bronze, Set of Three Tupus pre-columbian jewelry Silver alloy, Ancestral Figure pre-columbian sculpture Sandstone (Caliche), Parrot Vessel pre-columbian sculpture Earthenware with colored slips, Cylinder Vessel pre-columbian ceramics Earthenware with colored slips, Group of Celts and Figures pre-columbian ceremonial-objects Jade, Monkey Vessel pre-columbian ceramics Earthenware with colored slips, Standing Warrior Figure pre-columbian ceramics Earthenware, Ponchito pre-columbian textile Camelid wool with natural dyes, Transitional Tenon pre-columbian sculpture stone Stone, Camazotz (Bat Diety) pre-columbian ceremonial-objects sculpture, Sonriente Head pre-columbian ceramics terracotta, Tarascan Coyote Throne pre-columbian sculpture Black basalt, Urn Head pre-columbian ceramics ceremonial-objects Polychrome terracotta, Jaguar/Snake Vessel pre-columbian ceramics Terra-Cotta, Effigy Head pre-columbian sculpture Carved wood with cinnabar on a custom base, Jaguar Palma pre-columbian sculpture Stone, Yoke of a Poncho pre-columbian textile Camelid Wool and Natural Dyes, Jade Objects pre-columbian ceremonial-objects Jade, Man Playing Flute Cup Holder pre-columbian miscellaneous hand-carved wood, natural pigm, Mayan Cylinder pre-columbian ceramics terracotta, Zotz Rattle Vessel pre-columbian ceramics Terra cotta, Head of a Dignitary pre-columbian non-devotional-objects sculpture Basalt, Cylinder with Dignitary Scene pre-columbian ceramics earthenware with colored slips, Bowl pre-columbian ceramics Terra-Cotta and Polychrome, Female Figure pre-columbian ceramics fired ceramic, Tie-Dyed Mantle pre-columbian textile Cotton and natural dyes, Tie-Dyed Checkerboard Cushma pre-columbian textile, Mezcala Mask pre-columbian ceremonial-objects Stone, Manteño, Incensario (Manabi) pre-columbian ceramics terracotta, Seated Female Figure pre-columbian ceramics Terra-Cotta, Seated Hunchback Figure pre-columbian ceramics Terra-Cotta, Seated Figure pre-columbian sculpture Terra-Cotta, Seated Male Figure pre-columbian ceramics Terra-Cotta, Moche Feline Figure pre-columbian miscellaneous hand-carved wood, natural pigments, Dog Vessel pre-columbian ceramics Terra-Cotta, Seated Male Figure pre-columbian sculpture Terra-Cotta, Ball Player pre-columbian sculpture Terra-Cotta, Incised Vessel pre-columbian ceramics Terra-Cotta, Palenque William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival chromogenic silver halide print, ed 6, Palenque Palace William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival chromogenic silver halide print, ed 6, Tikal Altar William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival chromogenic silver halide print, ed 6, Yaxchilan William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival chromogenic silver halide print, ed 6, Chunyaxnic William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival chromogenic silver halide print, ed 6, Mayapan, Temple of Kukulkan William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival chromogenic silver halide print, ed 6, Seibal Stela William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival chromogenic silver halide print, ed 6, Tikal Templo 5 C-49 William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival chromogenic silver halide print, ed 6, Hochob, Campeche, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Chicanna, Campeche, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Tonina, Chiapas, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Sacbe, Yucatan, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Ink Jet Print printed on Epson Exhibition Fiber Paper, ed 6, Sayil Sur, Yucatan, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Ink Jet Print printed on Epson Exhibition Fiber Paper, ed 6, Tantah, Campeche, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Ink Jet Print printed on Epson Exhibition Fiber Paper, ed 6, Becan, Campeche, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Ink Jet Print printed on Epson Exhibition Fiber Paper, ed 6, Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Ink Jet Print printed on Epson Exhibition Fiber Paper, ed 6, Calakmul, Campeche, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide, ed 6, Edzna, Campeche, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Kohunlich, Quintana Roo, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Kabah, Yucatan, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Pixoy, Campeche, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Sayil Sur, Yucatan, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Mayapan, Temple of Kukulkan & Redondo William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography archival chromogenic silver halide print, ed 6, Dsibiltun William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography archival chromogenic silver halide print, ed 6, Balache, Yucatan, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Labna, Yucatan, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Huntichmul, Yucatan, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Ink Jet Print printed on Epson Exhibition Fiber Paper, ed 6, Xkankabil, Campeche, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Ink Jet Print printed on Epson Exhibition Fiber Paper, ed 6, Xkankabil, Campeche Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Ink Jet Print printed on Epson Exhibition Fiber Paper, ed 6, Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Yaxchilan, Chiapas, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Santa Rosa Xtampak William Frejmodernism contemporary pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Chuncatzim, Yucatan, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Xkichmook, Yucatan, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Sabacche, Yucatan, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Chunchucmil, Yucatan, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico William Frejmodernism pre-columbian photography Archival Chromogenic Silver Halide Print, ed 6, Monkey Figure pre-columbian sculpture andesite, Tie-dyed Checkerboard Cushma pre-columbian textile Cotton with natural dyes, Half Cushma pre-columbian textile Camelid wool, natural dyes, Owl Effigy Pipe native-american pre-columbian ceremonial-objects Stone, Standing Warrior Figure pre-columbian sculpture terra cotta, Female Figure pre-columbian ceramics Terra cotta, Female Figure pre-columbian sculpture terra cotta, Seated Shaman pre-columbian sculpture Ceramic, Standing Warrior Figure pre-columbian ceramics Earthenware with colored slips, Colonial Kero spanish-colonial pre-columbian objects Wood, pigment, Mantle pre-columbian textile Cotton and natural dyes, Toucan Staff Finial pre-columbian ceremonial-objects metals Bronze, Pectoral pre-columbian metals Gold and silver, Mantle pre-columbian textile Camelid wool with natural dyes, Chuspa pre-columbian textile Camelid wool with natural dyes, Tunic Fragment pre-columbian textile Cotton and Alpaca Wool, Ponchito pre-columbian textile Camelid Wool and Natural Dyes, Quetzalcoatl pre-columbian sculpture Carved basalt, Olmec Figure pre-columbian sculpture Greenstone, Yoke pre-columbian ceremonial-objects Jadeite, Cipactli (Head of a Caiman) pre-columbian sculpture Stone, Ocelot (Ocelotl) pre-columbian sculpture sculpture-furniture-objects Carved basalt, Rare medium urn with opposing faces pre-columbian ceramics fired clay, Mantle pre-columbian textile Camelid wool, natural dyes, Hacha pre-columbian ceremonial-objects basalt, Ixtlan del Rio Ball Player pre-columbian sculpture Earthenware with colored slips, Lambayeque Silver Mask pre-columbian metals silver, Vessel with Faces pre-columbian ceramics fired clay. 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