A totem column made of a selection of the 13 deities of the Mayan Tzolkin Calendar. Check the link for more templates available at the Mayan Calendar Portal website.

A totem column made of a selection of the 13 deities of the Mayan Tzolkin Calendar. Check the link for more templates available at the Mayan Calendar Portal website.

Funerary Urn, Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec Culture  terracotta, Overall - h:38.25 w:38.50 d:25.25 cm (h:15 w:15 1/8 d:9 15/16 inches).

Funerary Urn, Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec Culture terracotta, Overall - h:38.25 w:38.50 d:25.25 cm (h:15 w:15 1/8 d:9 15/16 inches).

Head of Old God (Huehueteotl) - Veracruz culture, Mexico, 600 - 900 Pre-Columbian

Head of Old God (Huehueteotl) - Veracruz culture, Mexico, 600 - 900 Pre-Columbian

Zapotec. Urn of The god with thw Bow-Knot in his headdress. Possibly the Zapotec version of the Maya God L. The Bow-Knot is actually his hair which is doubled back. Ht 47 cm

Zapotec. Urn of The god with thw Bow-Knot in his headdress. Possibly the Zapotec version of the Maya God L. The Bow-Knot is actually his hair which is doubled back. Ht 47 cm

Escultura de Jaguar. Protoclasico Monte alban (100 a.c. - 200 d.c.) Museo Nacional de Antropología

Escultura de Jaguar. Protoclasico Monte alban (100 a.c. - 200 d.c.) Museo Nacional de Antropología


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Urn In The Form Of Cociyo, God Of Lightning And Rain  .                                    Mexico, Oaxaca, Monte Albán IIIa, Zapotec culture        Early Classic period (A.D. 250–600)        c. A.D. 400–500        Ceramic

Urn In The Form Of Cociyo, God Of Lightning And Rain . Mexico, Oaxaca, Monte Albán IIIa, Zapotec culture Early Classic period (A.D. 250–600) c. A.D. 400–500 Ceramic

Teotihuacan, Mexico - Mask from an Incense Burner Portraying the Old Deity of Fire

Teotihuacan, Mexico - Mask from an Incense Burner Portraying the Old Deity of Fire

In the summer of 2012 a burial of two high ranking individuals of the ancient Zapotec culture was discovered by archaeologists of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) within the third chamber of a tomb in the Aztompa Archaeological Zone in Oaxaca, Mexico. The iconography on the effigy may indicate the name of one of the individuals buried in the chamber. Image: INAH

In the summer of 2012 a burial of two high ranking individuals of the ancient Zapotec culture was discovered by archaeologists of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) within the third chamber of a tomb in the Aztompa Archaeological Zone in Oaxaca, Mexico. The iconography on the effigy may indicate the name of one of the individuals buried in the chamber. Image: INAH

Urna funeraria con el dios viejo. Zapoteca (Monte Albán, México) Autor: Fecha: 400-600 Museo: Museo Nacional de Antropología de México

Urna funeraria con el dios viejo. Zapoteca (Monte Albán, México) Autor: Fecha: 400-600 Museo: Museo Nacional de Antropología de México

Effigy Urn of Cocijo-Ancient America's-"Zapotec" AD 300-600 (Early Classic)-Mexico............

Effigy Urn of Cocijo-Ancient America's-"Zapotec" AD 300-600 (Early Classic)-Mexico............

1/ OAXACA - Urnes funéraires. +4000 pièces. Pas destinées à recevoir le corps du défunt, contenait les denrées pour son alimentation et l'accompagnait. TC grise, ou ocre, polychromie. Récipients cylindriques et effigie. Colombin ou moule en 2 parties. Tec a varié au cours du temps, modelage/ moulage. Pigment rouge appliqué sur totalité de la pièce ou par soufflement sur certaines parties.

1/ OAXACA - Urnes funéraires. +4000 pièces. Pas destinées à recevoir le corps du défunt, contenait les denrées pour son alimentation et l'accompagnait. TC grise, ou ocre, polychromie. Récipients cylindriques et effigie. Colombin ou moule en 2 parties. Tec a varié au cours du temps, modelage/ moulage. Pigment rouge appliqué sur totalité de la pièce ou par soufflement sur certaines parties.

Travel photography in Mexico -- Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico's Riviera Maya region.

Statue of an Ancient Mayan Warrior (Riviera Maya, Mexico)

Travel photography in Mexico -- Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico's Riviera Maya region.

Zapotec urn. The Zapotec civilization was an indigenous pre-Columbian civilization that flourished in the Valley of Oaxaca of southern Mesoamerica.

Zapotec urn. The Zapotec civilization was an indigenous pre-Columbian civilization that flourished in the Valley of Oaxaca of southern Mesoamerica.

Pottery ancestor figure, Zapotec, 200 BC - AD 800. From the Oaxaca Valley, Mexico.   The figure on this example wears a mask and headdress representing the depicted ancestors’ potent supernatural force. The chest ornament features a glyph or sculpted symbol of a day in the 260-day Zapotec ritual calendar. The exact use and purpose of these vessels is unknown. The container, or urn, itself - usually a cylindrical vessel hidden behind the sculpted figure -

Pottery ancestor figure, Zapotec, 200 BC - AD 800. From the Oaxaca Valley, Mexico. The figure on this example wears a mask and headdress representing the depicted ancestors’ potent supernatural force. The chest ornament features a glyph or sculpted symbol of a day in the 260-day Zapotec ritual calendar. The exact use and purpose of these vessels is unknown. The container, or urn, itself - usually a cylindrical vessel hidden behind the sculpted figure -

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