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Teotihuacan Teotihuacan 4 well-known buildings in this ancient city: Pyramid of the Sun Pyramid of the Moon Temple of Quetzalcoatl Temple of the Jaguars
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Olmecs Olmecs They were the first major Indian Tribe. Olmec means “rubber people.” Two major cities were San Lorenzo and La Venta. They used a form of picture writing; had a number system and calendar.
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Rubber people” Rubber people” The Aztec Indians gave the tribe this name because the Olmecs supplied them with sap from rubber trees.
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Mayas Mayas Appearance: Short in height, straight black hair, painted their bodies, had tattoos, valued crossed-eyes and flat foreheads Three eras: pre- classic, classic, and post-classic Mayans used glyphs in their writing.
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Glyphs Glyphs Their glyph writing (picture) expanded largely using about 800 different glyphs.
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Mayan Religion Mayan Religion Worshipped many different gods Each day, month, city, and occupation had its special god or goddess Had a variety of religious festivals and celebrations
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Minor during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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