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Old July 23rd, 2010, 08:23 AM   #1
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Mexican Architecture (PreColombian era)

Hello, i will use this thread to illustrate the architecture of Precolombian Mexico. I will either focus on a entire city or an individual Structure..hope you enjoy it.

Most notable structures are Temples, Palaces, Ball courts, observatories


Styles of architecture
Mayan- Puuc, Chenes, Rio Bec, Palenque, Peten, Other

Zapotec

Toltec

Teotihuacan

Aztec

Veracruz(El Tajin etc)

Olmec

And any other Independent city state or culture
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Old July 23rd, 2010, 08:24 AM   #2
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I will start of with a prime example of Puuc Mayan Architecture
(I will take time to revisit this site in greater detail)

Uxmal 600-900AD

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/iraph/4577742721/

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/vagabondiamo/2252708893/

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/erikacea/3955317171/

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/aist/3151341888/
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Old July 23rd, 2010, 08:48 AM   #3
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More of Uxmal

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http://academic.reed.edu/uxmal/galle...l-magician.htm

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Old July 23rd, 2010, 09:01 AM   #4
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Old July 23rd, 2010, 03:08 PM   #5
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The Nunnery Quadrangle, Uxmal

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/idiotwon/3947490671/

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Old July 25th, 2010, 12:05 AM   #6
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Chacmultun, Yucatan, Puuc Architecture 600-900AD

Chacmultun Palace group
building 1

http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?...20091216101703


http://mayaruins.com/chacmultun/m1_058.html


http://mayaruins.com/chacmultun/m1_076.html


http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?...20091216103920


http://mayaruins.com/chacmultun/m1_078.html


http://mayaruins.com/chacmultun/m1_075.html


http://mayaruins.com/chacmultun/m1_070.html


http://mayaruins.com/chacmultun/m1_062.html
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Cabalpak Group from Chacmultun


http://mayaruins.com/chacmultun/m1_082.html


http://mayaruins.com/chacmultun/m1_083.html


http://mayaruins.com/chacmultun/m1_085.html


http://mayaruins.com/chacmultun/m1_084.html
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Old July 25th, 2010, 08:24 PM   #8
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The architecture of the classic period is what I love especially. And not just the architecture, but also the art in general.

The Teotihuacan exhibition at the Branly in Paris last year did an especially fine job linking the art/artifacts with the context -- in many cases, both site/location and architecture. But nothing comes close to seeing the actual sites, perhaps with a pocket copy of the Popol Vuh in one hand.
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BTW, in a discussion of Mayan and pre-Columbian architecture, perhaps you should inlclude the great ones situated in neighboring countries: specifically, the ones in Guatemala, and the great monuments in the Southwestern USA. They were all interconnected, and modern-day national distinctions are meaningless in this context.
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BTW, in a discussion of Mayan and pre-Columbian architecture, perhaps you should inlclude the great ones situated in neighboring countries: specifically, the ones in Guatemala, and the great monuments in the Southwestern USA. They were all interconnected, and modern-day national distinctions are meaningless in this context.
i dont know, maybe....
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Izapa 600 BCE-100 CE

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Ball Court
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Old July 26th, 2010, 06:20 AM   #12
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Spectacular, simply spectacular...

Amazing thread, congrats.
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this is mayan architecture not mexican
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Spectacular, simply spectacular...

Amazing thread, congrats.
thank you..hope you keep enjoying it.
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Xochitecatl

Xochitecatl is a pre-Columbian archaeological site located in the Mexican State of Tlaxcala, 18km southwest of Tlaxcala city. The major architecture dates to the Middle Preclassic Period (1000-400 B.C.)
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"Pyramid of the flowers" (Xochitecatl)

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