ZAPOTEC ARCHITECTURE


Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts. . 2008.

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  • Zapotec languages — Zapotec Diidzaj, Diza, Ditsa, Diidxazá, Tiits Së . . . Spoken in Mexico (Oaxaca, Puebla, Guerrero); USA Native speakers ca 500,000  (date missing) …   Wikipedia

  • Architecture of Mexico — A replica of El Ángel in front of the National Palace in Mexico City. In a broad sense, Mexican architecture comprises works of architecture created in Mexico, as well as architecture of pre hispanic and colonial times that have become part of… …   Wikipedia

  • Mesoamerican architecture — is the set of architectural traditions produced by pre Columbian cultures and civilizations of Mesoamerica, traditions which are best known in the form of public, ceremonial and urban monumental buildings and structures. The distinctive features… …   Wikipedia

  • pre-Columbian civilizations — Introduction       the aboriginal American Indian (Mesoamerican Indian) cultures that evolved in Meso America (part of Mexico and Central America) and the Andean region (western South America) prior to Spanish exploration and conquest in the 16th …   Universalium

  • Visual arts by indigenous peoples of the Americas — encompasses the visual artistic traditions of the indigenous peoples of the Americas from ancient times to the present. These include works from South America, Mesoamerica, North America including Greenland, as well as Siberian Yup ik peoples who …   Wikipedia

  • Mesoamerican chronology — divides the history of pre Columbian Mesoamerica into several periods: the Paleo Indian (first human habitation–3500 BCE), the Archaic (3500–2000), the Preclassic (2000 BCE–200 CE), the Classic (200 CE–1000CE), and the Postclassic (1000 CE–1697… …   Wikipedia

  • Mitla — This article is about the pre Columbian settlement and archaeological site. For the modern day town and municipality, see San Pablo Villa de Mitla. For the mountain pass in the Sinai Desert, see Mitla Pass. Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in …   Wikipedia

  • Oaxaca, Oaxaca — Oaxaca is the name of both a state in Mexico and that state s capital city. This article is about the city/municipality. For the state, see Oaxaca. Oaxaca   City Municipality   Oaxaca de Juárez …   Wikipedia

  • Mesoamerica — This article is about the culture area. For other uses, see Mesoamerica (disambiguation). Mesoamerica or Meso America (Spanish: Mesoamérica) is a region and culture area in the Americas, extending approximately from central Mexico to Belize,… …   Wikipedia

  • Funerary art — Tomb of Philippe Pot, governor of Burgundy under Louis XI …   Wikipedia

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