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Zona Arqueológica de Chichén Itzá

The fusion of Mayan construction techniques with new elements from central Mexico make Chichen-Itza one of the most important examples of the Mayan-Toltec

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Effigy urn in the form of the Sun God Mexico eastern Yucatan Postclassic Maya Mayapan style 12-14th century Earthenware

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Ancient Aztec sculpture of an Eagle Warrior – the most elite of all Aztec fighters.

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Pre-columbian owl (Museum of Pre-Columbian Art/Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombiano).

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An absolute showpiece from the Egyptian collection of the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities is the statue of Maya and his wife Merit. Maya was a sort of minister of finances under the pharaohs Tutankhamun and Horemheb. He was also in charge of all the building projects in the country. In Sakkara he built a spacious tomb for himself and his wife, Merit. Want to know more about this statue? Click on the image. | Rijksmuseum van Oudheden

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A Seljuk silk robe, Iran or Central Asia, 11th/12th century

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Anthropomorphic censer, Maya Culture, Mexico, A.D. 600 – 900 Reddish-brown polychrome ceramic. At auction with no provenance provided--looted?

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Old Furniture Gets a Wild Life In Furniture Animals « Randommization

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