ART OF THE AMERICAS-TCXG 377
Before Contact: The Maya and the Aztecs

Map of Mesoamerica
Lintel 24: Blood-letting ceremony, Maya, Yaxchilán, c. 780, limestone, British Museum
Lintel 25: Accession ceremony, Maya, Yaxchilán, c. 780, limestone, British Museum
Mural of blood-letting ceremony, Structure 1, Room 3, Maya, Bonampak, 790 AD
Plan of Chichen Itzá
Temple of the Feathered Serpent (Quetzalcóatl), by 200 A.D., Teotihuacan
Temple of the Feathered Serpent (Quetzalcóatl), detail of plumed serpent head
Caracol (Observatory), Toltec-Maya, c. 900-1050 Post Classic, Chichén Itzá
Caracol (Observatory), close-up of tower
Castillo (Castle), c. 900-1200, Post Classic, Chichén Itzá
Temple of the Warriors, from southwest with Group of 1000 Columns, c. 900-1050 A.D., Chichen Itzá
Temple of the Warriors
Ballcourt, 1050-1200 and Temple of the Jaguars, 1050-1200, facing west, Chichen Itzá
Ballcourt, looking north, temple platform to north
Platform of Skulls (tzompantli), 1050-1200, Chichen Itzá
Wall of Skulls, Platform of Skulls
Sacred Cenote, Chichen Itzá
Chacmool, on top of platform in Temple of Warriors, c. 900-1050, Chichen Itzá
Map, Valley of Mexico in Aztec Times
Ruins of Templo Mayor, Aztec, Mexico City
Pyramid at Pino Suarez Metro Station, Aztec, 14th-16th century, Mexico City
Detail of serpent, part of Temple of Quetzalcoatl?, Aztec, 14th-16th century, Mexico City
Coatlícue, late 15th century, Aztec, stone, Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City, 99  inches high
Folio 47, Codex Mendoza, mid-16th century, paper, copy of Motecuhzoma II’s tribute roll,  Bodleian Library, Oxford