Ancient Mexico Art & Artifacts Panels B

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ANCIENT MEXICO Ancient Mexico Images on a Granite Bay Graphic Design Microsite GBD MICROSITE
COLLECTION B: All images are from tracings of original pottery stamps.

Mexico City | Tenayuca | Chalco

Art and Artifacts from Ancient Mexico on Granite Bay Graphic Design

“History may be accurate. But archaeology is precise.”Doug Scott

Art and Artifacts from Ancient Mexico on Granite Bay Graphic Design

Michoacan | Chalco | Patzcuaro | Mexico

Art and Artifacts from Ancient Mexico on Granite Bay Graphic Design

“We are as small as our joy and as big as our pain.”Mexican Proverb

Art and Artifacts from Ancient Mexico on Granite Bay Graphic Design

Nayarit | Churubusco | Veracruz

Art and Artifacts from Ancient Mexico on Granite Bay Graphic Design

First row, left to right: 1. Flat stamp from Mexico City. 2. A person wearing a large headdress from Tenayuca. 3. A representation of Quetzalcoatl, the plumed serpent from Michoacan. Second row, left to right: 1. Flat stamp from Chalco. 2. Flat stamp from Patzcuaro. 3. Stamp from state of Mexico. Third row, left to right: 1. Buzzard (Tzopilotl) from Guerrero. 2. A variation on the plumed serpent design from Zamora. 3. Lizard (Cuetzpalilin) from Teotihuacan. Fourth row, left to right: 1. Flat stamp from Nayarit. 2. From Mexico City. 3. From Guerrero. Fifth row: Left: A variation of the stepped-fret design (Xicalcoliuhqui). Right: From Churubusco. Bottom row, left to right: 1. A jaguar from Veracruz. 2. Shows a ritual rattle (Chicahuastil) from Mexico. 3. Flat stamp from Veracruz.

* All images were scanned from two different books, each by the same author and each with the same title, “Design Motifs of Ancient Mexico” by Jorge Enciso.

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