Classic-Period Cultural Currents in Southern and Central Veracruz (Dumbarton Oaks Other Titles in Pre-Columbian Studies) by Richard A. Diehl

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Subjects:

  • American history,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Archaeology,
  • History - Prehistoric & Primitive,
  • Latin America - Mexico,
  • Social Science / Archaeology,
  • Antiquities,
  • Congresses,
  • Indians of Mexico,
  • Mexico,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave)

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ContributionsAnnick Daneels (Contributor), Philip J., III Arnold (Editor), Christopher A. Pool (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages526
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11255199M
ISBN 100884023508
ISBN 109780884023500

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Classic Veracruz culture (or Gulf Coast Classic culture) refers to a cultural area in the north and central areas of the present-day Mexican state of Veracruz, a culture that existed from roughly to CE, or during the Classic era.

El Tajin was the major center of Classic Veracruz culture; other notable settlements include Higueras, Zapotal, Cerro de las Mesas, Nopiloa, and Remojadas. Veracruz is located along the coast and in the central part of Mexico. Developed during the Spanish colonization, Veracruz has been the largest, oldest and historically important Mexican port.

List of traditions and customs of the state of Veracruz in Mexico 1- Carnival of Veracruz. Classic Period Cultural Currents in Southern and Central Veracruz.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection: Washington, DC, Koontz, Rex. Lightning Gods and Feathered Serpents: The Public Sculpture of El Tajin.

University of Texas Press: Austin, Orr. The present-day Huastec population, which maintains aspects of their traditional culture and language, now numbers ab in the areas around Veracruz.

Classic Period Cultural Currents in Southern and Central Veracruz. Dumbarton Oaks and Harvard University Press (co-editor with Philip J. Arnold, III). Debating with Robert: Papers on Mesoamerican Archaeology in Memory of Robert S.

Santley. Journal of Anthropological Research 64(3). The state of Veracruz forms an arc along Mexico's Gulf coast some miles long and 30 to miles wide.

Basically tropical and often mountainous, this region was a geographical and cultural link between Teotihuacán in the highlands of central Mexico and cities in the Maya Lowlands to the southeast. This monograph marks the first presentation of a detailed Classic period ceramic chronology for central and southern Veracruz, the first detailed study of a Gulf Coast pottery production locale, and the first sourcing-distribution study of a Gulf Coast pottery complex.

This symposium highlights Classic Period Veracruz and our understanding of the cultural currents that shaped it. Three over-arching themes chart the ebb and flow of the ancient Gulf Lowlands and place the region in its broader Mesoamerican context. Author of Prehistoric Coastal Adaptations, Classic Period Mixtequilla, Veracruz, Mexico, Prehistoric ecology at Patar Veracruz, Mexico, Olmec to Aztec, Classic period cultural currents in southern and central Veracruz, Archaeological approaches to market exchange in ancient societies, Settlement Archaeology of Cerro De LA Mesas, Veracruz, Mexico (Monograph (Univ of Calif-La, Inst.

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The best description in English of the shrine and its contents can be found in two accounts by Cherra Wyllie ("Continuity and Changes in Late Classic Southern Veracruz Art," in Classic Period Cultural Currents in Southern and Central Veracruz, edited by Phillip Arnold III and Christopher A.

Pool, pagesDumbarton Oaks Research Library. Polity and Economy in the Western Lower Papaloapan Basin. In Classic Period Cultural Currents in Southern and Central Veracruz, ed.

by Phillip J. Arnold, III, and Christopher A. Pool, pp. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C. Archaeology and Ethnicity in Postclassic Mesoamerica.

Corn cultivation in one area—the humid and fertile lowlands of southern Veracruz and Tabasco, in Mexico—was sufficiently productive to permit a major diversion of human energy into other activities, such as the arts and les for control of this rich but limited farmland resulted in a dominant landowning class that shaped the first great Mesoamerican civilization, the Olmec.

Classic Period. A very different state of affairs characterized the Classic period in south-central Veracruz. PALM excavations at residential mound 11 26 yielded mainly Early Classic materi- als (Figure 3).

At residential mounds and a few deep strata have inventories similar tobut most of the remains are Late Classic. Ballcourts and Politics in the Lower Cotaxtla Valley: A Model to Understand Classic Central Veracruz. In Classic-Period Cultural Currents in Southern and Central Veracruz, edited by Philip J.

Arnold III and Christopher A. Pool: – Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections. In Classic Period Cultural Currents in Southern and Central Veracruz, edited by Arnold III, Philip J. and Pool, Christopher, pp. – Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC.

Roughly 55% of all the plants, insects, and wildlife you would find in all of Costa Rica can be found in this small area of southern Veracruz.

Highlights: Ocean & Lake Boat Ride, Jungle Hike, Swim Under Tropical Waterfalls, Tour an Ecological Reserve, View Monkeys and Hundreds of Tropical Birds, and Visit a Secret Pirate Cave. In Cultural Currents in Southern and Central Veracruz, edited by Arnold, Philip J. III and Pool, Christopher A., pp.

85– Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Collections, Washington, D.C. Google Scholar Stoner, Wesley D. Disjuncture among Classic Period Cultural Landscapes in the Tuxtla Mountains, Southern Veracruz, Mexico. An elegant stone Hacha in the form of a pelican head, Late Classic Period, ca.

Mesoamerican ancient “Palmas” from the Classic Veracruz culture. Left: Palma representing an eagle eating a serpent, Classic period, ca. Center left: Palma from the Classic Period, ca. (Cleveland Museum of Art). La Joya is a mesoamerican prehispanic archeological site, located in the municipality of Medellín, Veracruz in central Veracruz, Mexico, about 15 kilometers from the Veracruz City, near the confluence of the Jamapa and Cotaxtla Rivers.

The site, discovered and registered inis known as “La Joya de San Martin Garabato” and comprises several earthen structures from an alleged early.

Classic Veracruz culture The Mesoamerican ballgame and a Classic Veracruz yoke Maya Browse this content The Maya, an introduction Mirror-Bearer Vessel with a mythological scene Politics and History on a Maya Vase Maya: The Fenton Vase Chakalte’, Relief with Enthroned Ruler Palenque (Classic Period) Maya: The Yaxchilán Lintels.

Palenque, Teotihuacan, Yaxchilan--the names of these ancient Maya cities conjure images of mystery and grandeur. Joyce Kelly’s new visitor’s guide includes these fascinating places and many more. This guide provides travelers with captivating photographs, vivid descriptions, and complete, up-to-date tourist information on 70 archaeological sites and 60 museums.

Daneels, Annick. Ball Courts and Politics in the Lower Cotaxtla Valley: A Model to Understand Classic Central Veracruz. In Classic period cultural currents in southern and central Veracruz, edited by Philip J. Arnold and Christopher A. Pool, – Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection; [Cambridge, Mass.

Pre-Columbian civilizations, the aboriginal American Indian cultures that evolved in Mesoamerica (part of Mexico and Central America) and the Andean region (western South America) prior to Spanish exploration and conquest in the 16th century. The pre-Columbian civilizations were extraordinary developments in human society and culture, ranking with the early civilizations of.

The variability with which human groups reconcile foreign cultural information within local social networks leads to cultural diversity across space in the receiving region.

We use the concept to detail the variability with which Teotihuacan symbols, ideology, and economic influences were adopted across the Tuxtlas region of southern Veracruz. Mesoamerica: A pre-Columbian cultural region extending from the southern part of Mexico to an area that comprises some parts of the countries of Central America.

hieroglyphic: A type of writing consisting of hieroglyphs, a largely pictorial character of the Ancient Egyptian writing system.

The Tuxtla Mountains in the southern Gulf Lowlands of Mexico exemplify the use of the disjuncture concept (fig. Teotihuacan in central Mexico was the most populous and influential Classic city in Mesoamerica and one of the larg-est cities in the contemporaneous world.

The Classic period site of Matacapan in the Tuxtla Mountains exhibits mate. Explore Central Veracruz holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | From Veracruz, curvy Hwy follows the coast past dark-sand beaches to the busy transportation hub of Cardel, where Hwy branches west to Xalapa, the state capital, surrounded by coffee-growing highland villages and home to one of Mexico's best museums.

The use of mirrors in Mesoamerican culture was associated with the idea that they served as portals to a realm that could be seen but not interacted with. Mirrors in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica were fashioned from stone and served a number of uses, from the decorative to the divinatory.

An ancient tradition among many Mesoamerican cultures was the practice of divination using the surface of a. Veracruz (Spanish pronunciation: [beɾaˈkɾus] ()), officially known as Heroica Veracruz, is a major port city and municipality on the Gulf of Mexico in the Mexican state of city is located along the coast in the central part of the state, 90 km (56 mi) southeast of.

George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, ), 75,no.fig. Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object.The Olmec built mounds and monuments in the swampy lowlands of southern Veracruz, Mexico, along the Gulf of Mexico around B.C.

They carved colossal stone heads and created ritual objects and jewelry in jade and other stones. One of the major symbols used by the Olmec was the jaguar, which was associated with the ruler and warriors.The ancient civilisations of Central and Southern America are still largely surrounded with an air of mystery.

Much of this resulted from the discovery of cities, many with gigantic pyramids, in the central American jungles; these appeared to have been simply abandoned, long before the Spanish Conquistadors’ arrival.

Some of these were known to the Conquistadors; that a great many more were.

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