Mayan Culture

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Differences Between the Regions In the fifteenth century, native civilizations flourished. Two thousand years ' worth of knowledge, astronomy, agricultural, arts and mathematics sprouted. In result, the people who created this knowledge were the Mayans. The art is formed into paintings, sculptures, the showing in their rituals, gods and rulers. In the Mesoamerica, South, and North American arts are all influenced by the Mayans. The different regions reflect different techniques, art forms and their influences. Mesoamerica is now modern-day Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and the Pacific Coast of El Salvador. These civilizations, was widely reflected in their art. Mesoamerica art was influenced by architecture, sculptures, and paintings.…show more content…
South American art was depicted through paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and textiles. The Chavin, is the "Mother Culture." Carved gourds, and cotton textiles survived. Their creations shown creatures that marked Andean Art. The temple at Chavin named "De Huantar," is known for its extensive stone carvings. These carving included combining creatures such as, feline, human, reptiles, birds, and mythological creatures. In the Paracas culture exemplified Peruvian art. The Paraca art styles used textiles mainly for funerary purposes. They would wrap the deceased bodies in multiple layers. It helped preserve the body during the dry desert climate. The designs that were embroidered are woven cotton. The substance was either alpaca fur or wool. Colors on the embroidered designs come from plants. The designs on the textiles included serpent motifs, and the feline, or birds. During the Nasca culture, it is most famous for the earth drawings and pottery. The Nasca style was influenced by the Paracas style. The pottery had round bottoms, doubled sprouts, and burnished polychrome surfaces. On the pottery, they would design them with plants, animals, and mythological creatures. The Nasca designs represent religious deities, and sacred rituals. Moche pots are painted clay vessels. The Moche pots illustrate architecture, weaving, brewing of maize beer, and human…show more content…
Burial goods, and tools were founded during the Eskimo. Burial goods used tools such as walrus ivory, carved motifs. The Eskimo 's carved animal and human figures reflecting life styles on portable objects. Stone work, came into play during the Woodlands. Early Native Americans would use the stone for ceremonially, and utilitarian objects. In the Adena culture, mounds and pipes were special. The pipes were placed inside the graves. Smoking was important part of their social and religion rituals. The pipes reflect treasures from the persons previous life to the afterlife. In the Adena culture, they were the first mound builders. Some were built to mark burial sites of significant people. While others were used as platforms for temples or great houses. There were one hundred twenty mounds in
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