Culture Notes Final

Culture Notes Final - The Olmecs first to keep some kind of...

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The Olmecs first to keep some kind of record of the passage of time Pre-Classic Period (BC Period) Gulf Coast of Mexico lots of moisture “rubber region” La Venta First high culture of Mesoamerica, Mother of all Meso-American culture Large archaeological record Stella Structure pyramids Jaguar is a source of power Heads of Velacruz African and Baby-face features Ornamentation of teeth Complex social, political, and religious organization Labor Division Noble Priest Military Agriculture calenders astronomical observations Glyphs and numbering Concept of Zero Downfall might have been a result of depletion of soil Tlatilco Culture Central Mexico Preclassic feminine figures emphasized fertility features Duality Rain - Dry Life - Death
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2009 for the course SPAN 225 taught by Professor Gulina during the Spring '09 term at McGill.

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