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Ceremonial objects of ancient Mexico

Ceremonial objects of ancient Mexico

April 28, 1984-September 2, 1984, Memphis Pink Palace Museum.

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Published by The Museum in Memphis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art objects -- Mexico -- Religious aspects -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    GenreExhibitions
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1219.3.R38 C47 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16341781M

    - population = , to , - first major civilization of central Mexico - the heart of the city was a central avenue lined with pyramids.


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