12 juillet 2010

The Millenary Maya Stela “Divine Lords of Tonina Creating the Universe” Complete Again

Detail of the stela that depicts the Divine Lords of Tonina Creating the Universe. Photo: DMC/INAH/M. TAPIA MEXICO CITY.- With more than 2,000 years of age, the stela that depicts the “Divine Lords of Tonina Creating the Universe”, one of the most emblematic pieces at Maya Hall of the National Museum of Anthropology (MNA) will appear complete once the missing part that corresponds to a hand is reintegrated. When entering the Maya Hall, one of the pieces that welcome visitors is the stela found in Tonina, Chiapas where the... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2009

Restored Teotihuacan Effigy @ National Museum of Anthropology

MEXICO CITY. - More than 300 greenstone tiles found inside the Moon Pyramid originated a human sculpture that gives testimony of the esthetic cannons of the ancient Teotihuacan culture. The effigy is one of the emblematic pieces of the exhibition “Teotihuacan. Ciudad de los Dioses” (Teotihuacan, City of Gods), open until late August in the National Museum of Anthropology (MNA). Fragments were found in 2004 by archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) associated to the Burial 6 of the pyramid.... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2009

“Teotihuacan, City of the Gods” @ the National Institute of Anthropology and History, Mexico

Aspect of “Disc of Death”, one of the pieces included in the exhibition “Teotihuacan: City of Gods” which opens this week at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. Photo: EFE/ Mario Guzmán MEXICO CITY.- From May 29th 2009 to the end of August 2009, the National Museum of Anthropology (MNA) will show the great exhibition “Teotihuacan, City of Gods”, integrated by 435 items from the Prehispanic city, the largest in the world during its age (150 BC – 650 AD). The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH)... [Lire la suite]