Cultura Teotihuacana. Thumbnail Abstract. Identify the most important artistic manifestations of Teotihuacan culture and its influence on later cultures. 8 Ene Una de las muestras más interesantes de la arquitectura de los pueblos nativos en Latinoamérica es la ciudad de Teotihuacan, que se. As one of the most powerful cultural centres in Mesoamerica, Teotihuacan extended its cultural and artistic influence throughout the region, and even beyond.

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The city was razed by fire teotihyacana subsequently abandoned during the 7th century. Sullivan interprets the name as “place of those who have the road of the gods.

However, the use of Nahuatl Aztec names to denote Teotihuacan deities has been in decline see Berlo, p. Center for Ancient American Studies. More presentations by Marco Jimenez Herrera Linea del tiempo.

Add a personal note: The ethnicity of the inhabitants of Teotihuacan is the subject of debate. From the Olmecs to the Aztecs.

Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan

Join theMembers. In Janet Catherine Berlo. Alabaster statue of an Ocelot from Teotihuacan, 5th—6th century, possibly a ritual container to receive sacrificed human hearts British Museum [71]. This area was a large plaza surrounded by temples that formed the religious and political center of the city.

There is evidence that at least some of the people living in Teotihuacan immigrated from those areas influenced by the Teotihuacano civilization, including the ZapotecMixtecand Maya peoples. Lining the immense Avenue of the Dead, the unique group of sacred monuments and places of worship in Teotihuacan the Pyramids of the Sun, the Moon and Quetzalcoatl and the Palaces of Quetzalmariposa, the Teotihuzcana, of Yayahuala and others constitutes an outstanding example of a pre-Columbian ceremonial center.



Retrieved 24 January December 17, The Bribery Aisle: Typically, multiple languages were spoken in these sections of the city. Detail tetoihuacana the murals of the palace of Atetelcodated in Xolalpan phase c. The victims were probably enemy warriors captured in battle and brought to the city for ritual sacrifice to ensure the city could prosper.

Substantial exchange and interaction occurred over the centuries from the Terminal Preclassic to the Mid-Classic period.

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Teotihuacan – Wikipedia

In a group of Teotihuacanos organized a coup d’etat in Tikal, Guatemala. The earliest buildings at Teotihuacan date to about BCE. Sincearchaeological research has been coordinated by the National Institute of Anthropology and History INAHwhich, while encouraging spectacular discoveries Palacio de Quetzalmariposa, the cave under the Pyramid of the Sunhas instigated a more rigorous policy concerning identification and supervision of excavations in the immediate environs of the ceremonial zone.

The artificial cave under the pyramid additionally attests to the importance of this spot. Pasztoryp. The art and architecture at these sites emulate Teotihuacan forms, but also demonstrate an eclectic mix of motifs and iconography from other parts of Mesoamerica, particularly the Maya region. In Berrin, Kathleen; Esther Pasztory. Country Region Year Name of the property. Human occupation of the valley of Teotihuacan began before the Christian era, but it was only between the 1st and the 7th centuries A.


Teotihuacan and its valley bear unique testimony to the pre-urban structures of ancient Mexico. Men schat dat Teotihuacan minstens Mesoamerican Language Documentation Project. In the Late Formative era, a number of urban centers arose in central Mexico.

More recently, Teotihuacan has become the center of controversy over Resplandor Teotihuacano, a massive light and sound spectacular installed to create a night time show for tourists. Which is why there is different evidence that helps indicate that famine is most likely one of the more possible reasons for the decline of Teotihuacan. The creation of murals, perhaps tens of thousands of murals, reached its height between and Retrieved 25 March Recently, important advances were made in the negotiations with more land owners in order to extend the zone.

In a process of consultation and integration of existing information was initiated, which culminated in with the publication of the Management Plan for the Archaeological Monuments Zone of Teotihuacan.