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Tarascan, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán, West Mexico<EM>Chacmool</EM> (1200-1400) <!-- (view 1) -->stone78.7 x 119.6 x 45.0 cmNational Gallery of Victoria, MelbournePresented anonymously, 1980PC181-1980
Tarascan, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán, West Mexico
Chacmool (1200-1400)
stone
78.7 x 119.6 x 45.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented anonymously, 1980
PC181-1980
The Ancient World: Mesoamerica
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA  •  National Gallery of Victoria International  •  1 January 2010 - 31 December 2014
 
 
The pre-hispanic civilisation of Mesoamerica stands with Egypt and Mesopotamia as one of the world’s great early civilisations. For over three thousand years, a number of cultures flourished and produced extraordinary works, many depicting the human world and the natural forces that shape its affairs. Most of the stunning Mesoamerican ceramic, shell and stone objects that are on display were created to accompany the honoured dead to the afterlife.



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