National Museum of Anthropology


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National Museum of Anthropology,

Mexico City. The present building, designed by Pedro Ramírez Vázquez and inspired by ancient Mexican architecture, was opened in 1964 and houses choice and extensive archaeological remains of pre-Columbian Mexico. The exhibitions include studies of prehistoric animal life in Mexico and superb ethnological displays of the peoples of Mexico. Artifacts from Mayan and Aztec civilizations include a magnificent funerary mask of inlaid turquoise, serpentine, and shell mosaic (3d–8th cent. A.D.) discovered at Teotihuacán, and the vast Aztec round calendar in relief.
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Clients can also visit the National Museum of Anthropology with its collection of pre-Columbian objects, and the Templo Mayor, the main temple of the Aztecs.
The 2010 prizes were awarded on October 14 in a ceremony at the National Museum of Anthropology and History in Mexico City.
His Highness the Prime Minister and the accompanying delegation also visited the National Museum of Anthropology.
Bill Gates and Carlos Slim Helu, along with Spain's Princess Cristina, Spanish Health Minister Trinidad Jimenez, Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Luis Alberto Moreno, president of the IDB, gathered at the National Museum of Anthropology on June 14 to celebrate the launch of Salud Mesoamerica 2015, a key public-private partnership that will work with local governments to provide access to health services to the poorest 20 percent of the population.
Tlaltecuhtli is also represented as part of other Aztec deities; for instance, she appears on the inferior side of Coatlicue monumental sculpture exhibited at the National Museum of Anthropology, as well as on the bottom of the Chac Mool found in 1947 in Guatemala Street, Mexico City," he pointed out.
If you're still craving more history, hit the National Museum of Anthropology in Chapultepec Park, one of the world's best.
Mexico City's finest museums are a stroll from the Marquis Reforma, including the National Museum of Anthropology, the Museum of Modern Art, the Museo Rufino Tamayo, and the Museum of Popular Art.
Take students on an Internet tour of Aztec treasures found in the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City by visiting www.
Former enfant terrible of France's nouvelle vague gets his own grown-up show, tracing a trajectory from early projects such as Nemausus experimental housing in Nimes to a new national museum of anthropology in Paris.
The National Museum of Anthropology is currently hosting the impressive exhibition "Pharaoh: Cults of the Sun in Ancient Egypt.
The pottery described herein includes material from surface collections and excavations by the Teotihuacan Mapping Project under the direction of Rend Millon, material curated in the National Museum of Anthropology (MNA) in Mexico City, and more recent ceramics from the National Institute of Anthropology & History (INAH) programme of excavations in the 1990s.
Penon Woman formed part of a collection of 27 early humans in the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City which had not been accurately dated using modern techniques.

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