Guatemala, Maya culture Late Classic period (A.D. 600–900) c. 600–800

Mayan painted clay statue from the Tik'al archaeological site. Figure of a God from the burial site of Yax Nuun Ayiin I. The website explains a great deal about Mayan art history.

Albarradon de San Cristobal Obra hidraulica de origen prehispanico reconstruida y modificada durante el periodo colonial, con una extension de 4.5 km que va de San Cristóbal Ecatepec a Venta de Carpio. Entre los siglos XVI y XX el albarradón funciona a manera de calzada y como parte del Camino Real de MéxicoVeracruz, y a finales del XX, de la carretera MéxicoPachucaVeracruz. En 1933 es declarado como Monumento Histórico Nacional. ca. 1920

Albarradon de San Cristobal Obra hidraulica de origen prehispanico reconstruida y modificada durante el periodo colonial, con una extension de 4.5 km que va de San Cristóbal Ecatepec a Venta de Carpio. Entre los siglos XVI y XX el albarradón funciona a manera de calzada y como parte del Camino Real de MéxicoVeracruz, y a finales del XX, de la carretera MéxicoPachucaVeracruz. En 1933 es declarado como Monumento Histórico Nacional. ca. 1920

Aztec temple in Yucatan, Mexico would be a place I would stop by while going through the country. The Aztecs have so much history and are so famous it would be hard no to go in see these temples.

Mexico Travel Inspiration - Aztec temple in Yucatan, Mexico would be a place I would stop by while going through the country. The Aztecs have so much history and are so famous it would be hard no to go in see these temples.

Pakal Sarcophagus Lid, depiction of King Pakal (603-683 CE) in the jaws of the underworld, symbolic of his death and journey into the underworld and resurrection with the Maize God. Temple of the Inscriptions, Palenque, Mexico. Maya, Late Classic Period.

Pakal Sarcophagus Lid ~ depiction of King Pakal CE) in the jaws of the underworld ~ symbolic of his death and journey into the underworld and resurrection with the Maize God. Temple of the Inscriptions, Palenque, Mexico.

Ancient Precolumbian double-headed sculpture, found in the area surrounding the Gulf Coast of Mexico

"Remojadas Double-Faced, Triple-Eyed Head" Culture: Pre-Columbian, Classic period of the Veracruz, Mexico Date:

Tomb Mural  --  Circa 500-800 CE  --  Excavated at the Mayan Archaeological site of Bonampak  --  Chiapas, Mexico

Maya archaeological site Bonampak, Chiapas, Mexico - The Temple of the Murals.

Gold aurei of the Twelve Caesars, Early Imperial/Flavian period, circa 69-96 AD, Roman, gold and amethyst.

DesertRose///Gold aurei of the Twelve Caesars, Early Imperial/Flavian period, circa AD, Roman, gold and amethyst.

Elaborate double whistle Mexico Remojadas culture Veracruz Late Classic period 6th century CE earthenware. (this looks like a space ship and he is prepared for launch, ancient aliens)

Elaborate double WHISTLE (not ocarina) Mexico Remojadas culture Veracruz Late Classic period century CE earthenware. Is this just artistic fun or does it show a bird headed humanoid riding in a flying machine?

Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico. Built during the Classic period, Uxmal is the most famous of the ruins in the Puuc region. Its architecture is considered one of the masterpieces of the old civilization. (V)

Yucatan: Uxmal Maya building ~ Uxmal is an ancient Maya city of the classical period in present-day Mexico. It is considered one of the most important archaeological sites of Maya culture, along with Palenque, Chichén, and Calakmul.

Olmeca; 900 a 500 A.C.

Above is a Olmec jade figurine B.) that depicts the familiar "Olmec snarl", symbolism of the Underworld Jaguar God, or Underworld Sun God. Note that the Olmec artist encodes a pine cone, or an ear of corn into a stylized Fleur de lis symbol.

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