Monte Alban
 

Carl Nebel, Pyramid of the Niches, El Tajín, Late Classic.
Pyramid of the Niches, 1913

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Characteristics of Teotihuacáno Art:
  • Anonymous
  • Repetitious
  • Geometric, abstract and angular
"Chalchiuhtlicue," Nahuatl for "Her skirt is of Jade"
Great Goddess of Teotihucán

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subjects of Teotihuacáno Art:
  • Benevolent deities
  • Men and gods with animal and plant counterparts
  • Water
 
Greenstone Mask, Teotihucán, Classic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Owl Urn, Teotihuacán, Classic.
Teotihuacán, Host Figure, Classic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tlalocan Mural, Teotihuacán, Classic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Netted Jaguar Mural, Teotihuacán, Classic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monte Alban

 

Mound J, Monte Alban II, Late Formative.