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  • Record Number: 1358
  • Title on Photograph: CULTURES OF CENTRAL AMERICA 500 BC - AD 600.
  • Material: MAP
  • Comments on Photo: IMAGE FROM: ONIANS, JOHN (2004), ATLAS OF WORLD ART. LAURENCE KING PUBLISHING LTD. MAP 1, PAGE 54.
  • Comments on Subject: CENTRAL AMERICA ENCOMPASSES THREE CULTURAL REGIONS: GREATER SOUTHWEST/NORTHERN MEXICO, MESOAMERICA, AND LOWER CENTRAL AMERICA. IN MESOAMERICA, SEVERAL DIFFERENT WRITING SYSTEMS, EARLIER THAN THAT OF MAYA, EMERGED AFTER 500 BC. SOME GROUPS CARVED 'LONG COUNT' DATES THAT CAN BE CORRELATED TO THOSE IN OUR CALENDAR SYSTEM; THE EARLIEST IS 36 BC FROM CHIAPA DE CORZO. STATES AT EL TAJIN, MONTE ALBAN AND TEOTIHUACAN INTERACTED IN VARIOUS WAYS WITH EACH OTHER AND MESOAMERICA.
  • Group: ANCIENT WORLD ART
  • Bibliography: ATLAS OF WORLD ART
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