WEB RESOURCES                    

| GENERAL | OLMEC | ZAPOTEC | TEOTIHUACAN | MAYA | OLMECA-XICALANCA |

| TOLTEC | AZTEC | MIXTEC | AMERICAN SOUTHWEST INDIAN |

| ARTICLES BY DR. AGUILAR, STUDENTS, AND COLLEAGUES |


GENERAL   

FAMSI: Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies. Linda Schele Drawings (over 5000) and Kerr Archives (over 1000 rollout photographs of Maya vases)

Chronological Table of Mesoamerican Archaeology. D.K. Jordan's provisional chronology designed to accompany Michael D. Coe's books The Maya (1999) and Mexico (1994), on which it is largely based (D. K. Jordan, UC San Diego)

Chronological Periods Defined (John Hoopes, U. of Kansas)

Timeline of Mesoamerica (U. of Minnesota Duluth)

Encyclopedia of Mesoamerica

Mesoamerican Photo Archive (David Hixson, Tulane U.)

GREAT list of links to Mesoamerica. Scroll down to Selected Major Sites (University of Minnesota Duluth)

WWW-VL History Index. This site provides an index to research resources for the history of Mexico from earliest time to the present.

Mesoamerican Codices Database (Latin American Library, Newcomb Dept of Art)

Ancient Mesoamerican Writing. Ancient books of Mexico, including the Aztec, Maya and Mixtec codices, & the Borgia Codex Group. Examples from carved monumental architecture and archaeological ceramics. (GB Online)

Index of Mexican Codexes Codex Borbonicus (Nahuatl) Codex Borgia (Nahuatl) Codex Cospi (Nahuatl) Codex Dredensis (Maya) Codex Egerton and Becker II (Mixtec) Codex Fejervary-Mayer Codex IxtliXoxitl (Chichimec) Codex Laud (Nahuatl) Codex Madrid (Fonda de Cultura Economica)

ANCIENT MESOAMERICAN CIVILIZATIONS. This page supplies information regarding Mesoamerican Civilizations. Primary groups addressed: Maya, Mixtec, Zapotec, Aztec (Kevin L. Callahan, University of Minnesota Department of Anthropology)

Mesoamerican archaeology, architecture, ceramics, manuscripts, writing systems, epigraphy, historical linguistics, Maya hieroglyphics, Borgia group codices, and Mixtec Mendoza Nahuatl. (GB Online)

Archaeological and anthropological information on the Maya, Aztec, Mixtec, and Inca civilizations. Read about the Aztec Moon Disk. (Lords of the Earth)

Mesoweb. An Exploration of Mesoamerican Cultures

CIELO. Art history image database of the California State University system available to CSU faculty and students only. Go to Precolumbian Americas

Mesoamerican Writing Systems: Maya, Mixtec, Zapotec, Aztec
(K. Callahan, U. of Minn)

Mesoamerican Religions: Maya, Mixtec, Zapotec, Aztec (Kevin Callahan, U. of Minn)

Summer Institute of Linguistics

Native American Languages (Geonative)

AZTLAN E-Journal

Middle American Research (Tulane University)

Pre-Columbian Society (University of Pennsylvania)

Pre-Columbian Studies (Dumbarton Oaks)

Maya Research Program

Institute for Mesoamerican Studies (University of Albany, New York)

Maya Art and Books

Mayaland Tours

Far Horizons. Offers wide variety of trips to Mayan sites, hosted by a number of well-known scholars.

Guatemala Travel

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OLMEC

The Olmec Includes information on the "Colossal Heads" and the culture's relationship to the Maya (Mesoweb)

Olmecs. List of links (University of Minnesota Duluth)

The Olmecs (A. de la Cova, Rose-Hulman Inst of Tech)

Olmec Page. Internet resources and links (El Centro College)

Olmec Civilization: 1200 BCE - 600 CE. Includes information on calendars, mathematics, agriculture, writing, and more. (Crystalinks)

The Olmecs: The Birth of a Great Civilization (Ann Cyphers, UNAM)

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ZAPOTEC

Map of Zapotec sites (Patrick Olivares)

Ancient Middle America - Zapotecs. Links (U. of Minnesota Duluth)

Zapotec. Many links (Native Americans)

Monte Alban. From the Mesoamerican Photo Archives (Tulane University)

The Zapotecs (A. de la Cova, Rose-Hulman Inst of Tech)

11 images of Monte Alban (Clive Ruggles, University of Leicester)

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TEOTIHUACAN

Teotihuacan Home Page (Archaeological Research Institute, ASU)

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MAYA

Maps of Mayan sites (Patrick Olivares)

Mayan Archaeological Timeline (Cities of Ancient Maya Website)

Mayan Art Pages. Painting of Mayan vases and Copan sculptures from approximately 400-800 A.D (the Classical Period) (Stevan Davies, College Misercordia)

The Maya. Good list of links (A. de la Cova, Rose-Hulman Inst of Tech)

The Classic Maya Calendar and Day Numbering System. (David L. Mills)

Mayan Epigraphy Database Project

Rubbings of Maya Sculpture Iconographic Database (introduction)

Rubbings of Maya Sculpture Iconographic Database

The Mayan Calendar (K. Callahan, U. of Minnesota)

Rabbit in the Moon: Mayan Glyphs and Architecture (Halfmoon)

Mayan Calendar with Mayan Glyphs for Modern Dates (Jeff Chouinard)

Maya Calendar. Includes Maya World Studies Center, mathematics, stelae, and calendar information. (Maya World Studies Center, Merida)

The Maya Astronomy Page

Many beautiful images from Mayan sites (Clive Ruggles, University of Leicester)

Mayan site of Bonampak (David Hixson, Tulane University)

Virtual Palace, Pyramid, Murals (Bonampak) (N. A.F. McNelly)

Palenque. Virtual tour of the ruins. (Thomas Guderjan, from Maya Research Program, and Scott Quarterman)

Palenque. Official homepage of current archaeological dig at this classic Maya site (Mesoweb)

Tour of Chichen Itza. Explore the ancient ruins of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula built by the Maya. Illustrated history and description from Mysterious Places. (Mysterious Places)

Copan: Hieroglyphs and History (David Stuart)

Altar Q from Copan Quick Time Virtual Reality

Becan (Spanish language only)

Yaxuna Archaeology Project

Provides archeological site information, history, and background on Mayan cities in the Yucatan of Mexico. (Cities of the Ancient Mayas)

Mystery of the Maya (Canadian Museum of Civilization)

The World Tree

Photos and descriptions of various Mayan sites (Maya Ruins)

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OLMECA-XICALANCA

Xochicalco Photo Archives (David Hixson, Tulane University)

Morelos (Spanish language only)

12 images of Xochicalco (Clive Ruggles, University of Leicester)

Cacaxtla (David Hixson, Tulane University)

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TOLTEC

Essay overviewing the Toltec with images and links (Emuseum, Minn State U. Mankato)

Photos and descriptions of Toltec archaeological sites and artifacts including statues of the Toltec rain-god Tlaloc (A. de la Cova, Rose-Hulman Inst of Tech)

The Mystery of Quetzalcoatl

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AZTEC

Aztec Manuscripts An introduction and detailed, illustrated bibliography (GB Online)

The Aztec. Anthropological studies of Aztec culture, education, astronomy, religion, art, codices, and various archaeological sites. (Lords of the Earth)

The Aztecs (A. de la Cova, Rose-Hulman Inst of Tech)

Nahuatl Home Page

The Aztecs/Mexicas. Short history and many links to Aztec history and culture. (Glen Welker)

The Aztec Calendar. This is the Aztec Calendar, perhaps the most famous symbol of Mexico, besides its flag. The original object is a 12', pre-columbian stone slab. (F. Montalvo, MIT)

Aztec Calendar (Rene Voorburg)

Museo del Templo Major (English version)

Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico from the Modern History Sourcebook.

Quetzalcoatl Papers (Brant Gardner, NMIA)

Historical Documents from Mexico

Conquistadors: The Fall of the Aztecs (PBS)

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MIXTEC

Mixtec -- Ancient Middle America (Timothy Roufs, U. of Minn. Duluth)

The Mixtecs (A. de la Cova, Rose-Hulman Inst of Tech)

Mixtecs were one of the most influential ethnic groups to emerge in Mesoamerica during the Post-Classic. Never an united nation, the Mixtecs waged war and forged alliances among themselves as well (AncientScripts.com)

Mixtec Codices. There are fewer than twenty codices that are written in a purely native style on bark paper or animal skin. The greatest number of these are from Oaxaca and are of the Mixtec writing system. (GB Online)

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AMERICAN SOUTHWEST INDIAN

Archaeological Sites of the Southwest (Greg Bonder, PSU)

Southwest American Indian Archaeology site. Many links to all southwestern tribes. Links under names of states.

Chaco Canyon (Tulane U.)

Canyon de Chelley Site Report

Cochise, Mogollon and Hohokam Resources (El Centro College)

Ancient Pueblo Peoples page. Collection of links

American Indian Pottery Resources

American Indian links (El Centro College)

North American Indian. Links to many images of all major tribes, Maps, etc. (Sorrel, CSU Humboldt)

Ancestral Pueblo People (Anasazi) (BLO, Colorado)

Anasazi Artifacts (BLO, Colorado)

Rainmakers from the Gods. Kachina Dolls from the Hopi.
Also see Ceremonies (Peabody Museum)

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ARTICLES BY DR. AGUILAR, STUDENTS, AND COLLEAGUES

This section to be developed!

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