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Art of the Maya Maya: 2000 BC Maya art is considered by many to be the most sophisticated and beautiful of the ancient New World
Maya Art Depicts: Gods Great Rulers Heroes Religious Themes Daily Life
The Maya used natural materials to make their colors Minerals Plants Charcoal Iron – Rich Clay
Maya Murals Maya Paintings on Plaster
Most Maya pottery was decorated with: Images of humans Animals Mythological creatures. Maya Pottery God being born from a seed
Clay and pigment Bowl, Jaguar in Motion decorates the outside of the Bowl Codex style vase
Vessel in the shape of an old man emerging from a snail shell Maya Late Classic (600-900 A.D.) Unknown Burnished and painted clay
Maya Sculpture Stone Wood Stucco Jade
Jade Mask Giant Stone Head Weighs 24 tons
A ballplayer in the act of hitting a ball with his hip and the text recounts the date of dedication of the ball court it was set in.
A small Maya stone sculpture used as an instrument to pound meats, nuts, and seeds
A reconstruction of the main temple at Copan clearly demonstrating how all Maya temples were brightly colored originally
A detail of the Dresden Codex, one of only 6 Maya codices, or painted books, to survive the Conquest
A page from the Madrid Codex
By: Kelli Cordell, Mc Kenna Zink, & Elaine Thorner.
Borrowed from Mrs. Valenti’s World History Class Saddleback Valley, CA Thanks Mrs. Valenti!
Maya Civilization. Location Mesoamerican Cultural Region Maya - Yucatán Peninsula.
Pre-Classic Period Between 1500 BC – 300 AD the Mayan population grew and large villages were constructed. This is called the “Pre-Classic” period of.
Please get out your APJ and your Abstract Artwork
T HE L EGACIES OF THE O LMEC, Z APOTEC, & C HAVIN By Evelyn A. Martinez-Burgos.
Scribe carries time. Oldest Known Writing In the Americas Carbajal Block Stone.
Pre-Columbian Art By: Morgan Greenough. Regions The two geographic regions that flourished in Mexico, Central America and South America were: –Mesoamerica.
Today, you will visit six Mayan city- states: Tikal Palenque Chichen Itza Bonampak Copan Tulum.
Ancient Mayan Civilization. Who were the Ancient Maya? n Native American nations –“The Maya”- best known group n Map –Yucatán, Guatemala, Honduras, and.
Ancient Olmec art Report by: Eric Moran. What was their art? They’re most known for their giant heads carved from basalt rock. Most experts believe that.
By: Dalton Yerby th period
Mayan Writing Andrea M. Ranada Mayan Writing Andrea Ranada.
Art of the Americas Before 1300
Mayan civilization By: Brandon, Matt, Scott.
Pre-Columbian Ceramics. Peruvian Cultures – Moche’ – Chimu – Nazca Central American Culture – Mayan.
Question and Answer. TRUE or FALSE? Art was religious in the Ancient Greek times.
Jeopardy $100 Greek PotteryTechniques Then and Now Everyday Life Potpourri $200 $300 $400 $500 $400 $300 $200 $100 $500 $400 $300 $200 $100 $500 $400.
Mayan Kings and Cities /7/06. Maya Create Urban Kingdoms Mayan civilization stretches from what is now southern Mexico to El Salvador Mayan cities.
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