Enigmatic West Mexico and Shaft Tombs
Lecture no. 22 from the course: Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed
Taught by Professor Edwin Barnhart | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Survey the cultures that flourished in west Mexico at the time of the Maya. Their distinctive shaft tombs, pottery, metalwork, and other artifacts have intriguing links to South America. Also see how today’s Voladores “flying” traditional dance originated centuries ago in this region.