Visual arts by indigenous peoples of the Americas
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...
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Monkeys can make stone tools too
Stone flakes made by capuchin monkeys look remarkably similar to stone tools made by early humans 2-3 million years ago, raising questions about the archaeol...
South America: The Original Cultures - Ancient Man and His First Civilizations
The enigma of ancient South American development, [cultures evolving to the building of Monumental Structures BEFORE they have even learned to make ceramics - pottery], is wonderfully illustrated by w...
Oldest Stone Tools Discovered in Kenya
3.3 million-year-old artifacts reveal primitive ancestors like “Lucy” may have been capable of tool-making. A trove of stone artifacts uncovered in northwestern Kenya suggests human ancestors were cra...
Archaeologists in China claim to have found two million-year-old stone toys
Researchers excavating an eroded basin in Hebei province, China, claim to have made a remarkable discovery - a two-million-year-old ‘playground’ of ancient hominids complete with stone artifacts carve...
The Ancient History of Chocolate, Gift of the Gods
In today's society, chocolate is a commonly available food product, and comes in many forms, including blocks, paste and powder. Several centuries ago, however, chocolate was considered a luxury
Ten Mysterious Examples of Rock Art from the Ancient World
Rock paintings and engravings are among the world's oldest continuously practiced art form and are as diverse as the wide-ranging cultures and civilizations that have produced them. Depictions o
Maya Water Temple Complex discovered where ritual offerings were made to placate the Rain God
Archaeologists have discovered that the Maya made offerings to Chaak, the rain god, at a newly discovered water temple complex alongside the sacred pools of Cara Blanca in Belize. The sacrifices appea
Maya architecture
Been traveling the world of the maya's last summer. Looking at architecture and finding new thoughts...
Mesoamerican architecture
This photo-documentary is of the Mayan Kingdom called: Chichen-Itza. Chichen Itza meansat the mouth of the Itza well. The Kingdom is located in the Yucatan...
Mesoamerican architecture - MesoAmerican archaeological sites
Pictures of random sites located in Mesoamerica.
Maya architecture - Maya ruines; architecture in the jungle
Been traveling the world of the maya's last summer. Looking at architecture and finding new thoughts...
Mesoamerica
Civilización Azteca y culturas Mesoamericanas en México. Imágenes de las culturas prehispánicas en MÉXICO: LA CIVILIZACION AZTECA. Aztec Warriors, Aztec civi...
Petroglyph
Petroglyphs (also called rock engravings) are pictogram and logogram images created by removing part of a rock surface by incising, picking, carving, and abrading. Outside North America, scholars oft...
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Pictogram
A pictogram, also called a pictogramme, pictograph, or simply picto, and also an 'icon', is an ideogram that conveys its meaning through its pictorial resemblance to a physical object. Pictographs ar...
Pictogram - Wikipedia
Petroform
Petroforms, also known as boulder outlines or boulder mosaics, are human-made shapes and patterns made by lining up large rocks on the open ground, often on quite level areas. Petroforms in North Ame...
Petroform - Wikipedia
Rock art
In archaeology, rock art is human-made markings placed on natural stone; it is largely synonymous with parietal art. A global phenomenon, rock art is found in many culturally diverse regions of the wo...
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Stone tool
A stone tool is, in the most general sense, any tool made either partially or entirely out of stone. Although stone tool-dependent societies and cultures still exist today, most stone tools are associ...
Stone tool - Wikipedia
Inuit art
Inuit art refers to artwork produced by Inuit people, that is, the people of the Arctic previously known as Eskimos, a term that is now often considered offensive outside Alaska. Historically their pr...
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Alaska Native art
Alaska Native cultures are rich and diverse, and their art forms are magnificent representations of their history, skills, tradition, adaptation, and nearly twenty thousand years of continuous life in...
Alaska Native art - Wikipedia
Northwest Coast art
Northwest Coast art is the term commonly applied to a style of art created primarily by artists from Tlingit, Haida, Heiltsuk, Tsimshian, Kwakwaka'wakw, Nuu-chah-nulth and other First Nations and Nati...
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Kwakwaka'wakw art
Kwakwaka'wakw art describes the art of the Kwakwaka'wakw peoples of the British Columbia. It encompasses a wide variety of woodcarving, sculpture, painting, weaving and dance. Kwakwaka'wakw arts are...
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Haida argillite carvings
Haida argillite carvings are a sculptural tradition among the Haida indigenous nation of the Northwest Coast of North America. It first became a widespread art form in the early 19th century, and cont...
Haida argillite carvings - Wikipedia
Oasisamerica
Oasisamerica is a term used by some scholars, primarily Mexican anthropologists, for the broad cultural area defining pre-Columbian southwestern North America. It extends from modern-day Utah down to...
Oasisamerica - Wikipedia
Mesoamerican architecture
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 ...
Mesoamerican architecture - Wikipedia
Mesoamerica
Mesoamerica is a region and cultural area in the Americas, extending approximately from central Mexico to Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and northern Costa Rica, within which a n...
Mesoamerica - Wikipedia
Olmec figurine
This article on the Olmec figurine describes a number of archetypical figurines produced by the Formative Period inhabitants of Mesoamerica. While many of these figurines may or may not have been pro...
Olmec figurine - Wikipedia
Remojadas
Remojadas is a name applied to a culture, an archaeological site, as well as an artistic style that flourished on Mexico's Veracruz Gulf Coast from perhaps 100 BCE to 800 CE. The Remojadas culture i...
Remojadas - Wikipedia
Classic Veracruz culture
Classic Veracruz culture (or Gulf Coast Classic culture) refers to a cultural area in the north and central areas of the present-day Mexican state of Veracruz, a culture that existed from roughly 100 ...
Classic Veracruz culture - Wikipedia