Flashcards in Chapter 15 ("Quest" Review) Deck (69)
List the five directions common to all indigenous Americas
The content emphasizes _____ with the natural world.
What was the Mother Culture of Mesoamerica
What was the first civilization to built ceremonial centers?
La Venta is whose site?
Where did the influence of the Olmec Mask come from? What was it made of?
Jadeite (from the SE region of Guatemala)
Which civilization followed a grid-like plan?
What were the different roles played in Teotihuacan?
Teotihuacan belonged to which time period? And who was it named by?
-Named by the Aztecs
Was Teotihuacan a peaceful culture?
At first they were thought to be, but they were not.
Why was Teotihuacan so powerful?
They controlled the market for OBSIDIAN (Weapons)
The obsidian Teotihuacan had was typically traded for what?
Quetzal Feathers (Which were Rare)
Featered serpent and storm god may represent
Regeneration and Renewal
What was the mayan Convention of Beauty?
-They Would use trepanning to elongate the forehead
When did building begin in Tikal (Mayans)?
4th Century BCE
The Center of the Great Plaza in Tikal was also known as the ____
Temple of the Giant Jaguar
What did the roof comb in Tikal have on it?
A portrait of the rooler
In Palenque.. Sculpture & record provided what?
Info on the Mayans
Pakal the Great became ruler at what age?
The Inscriptions at Palenque had how many levels of text?
What was the tallest Mayan structure?
What does the Axis Mundi make references to?
The Mayan Government was divided into _____ with their own ____.
City-states with their own King
Yaxchilan was the rival of_____
Today, Yaxchilan is only accessible by what?
Boat or Flight
When was Yaxchilan abandoned?
What does Bloodletting show?
That humans dedicate their lives to dieties
Did Bloodletting result in death?