Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico at the de Young

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Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico at the de Young

Post by MichelleH » Tue Feb 22, 2011 12:58 pm

Treasures from Mexican National Collections on view at the de Young in San Francisco from 19 February to 8 May, 2011

Considered the “mother culture” of Mesoamerica and recognized as America’s oldest civilization, the people known today as the Olmec developed an iconic and sophisticated artistic style as early as the second millennium BC.

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http://www.pasthorizons.com/index.php/a ... e-de-young

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http://deyoung.famsf.org/deyoung/exhibi ... ent-mexico
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