Mexico City's National Museum of Anthropology


The National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City contains the largest collection of Mesoamerican/Pre-columbian artifacts in the world. There are 23 rooms in total with rooms 5 to 10 inclusive concentrating on the Pre-columbian civilizations.
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Me with the Aztec sun disc
Below: The Aztec goddess Coatlicue (we saw the plaque on the street in the main plaza where this was found)

Zapotec
Olmec heads from La Venta
Toltec from Tula
From Teotihuacan
Highlights from the Mayan Section
From Pakal's tomb Temple of Inscriptions Palenque

Famous carving of the ball game

Chac Mool

Chichen Itza section
From the Aztec Section
Other items of interest from around the museum

Evolution of Man

Mamouth

Model of Teotihuacan

The ball game

Model of Monte Alban

Obsidian

Rulers of Tenochtitlan

The Aztec city of Tenochtitlan
The Lunchtime Entertainment... If only we had purchased the Eagle whistle that was offered to us on tour!

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