Visual Timeline: Zapotec Civilization

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500 BCE - 900 CE: The Zapotec Civilization flourishes in Mesoamerica.
 
 
500 BCE - 450 BCE: Monte Alban becomes the capital of the Zapotec in the Oaxaca Valley of Mexico.
 
500 BCE: San Jose Mogote is the capital of the Zapotec civilization.
 
150 BCE - 150 CE: The Zapotec capital of Monte Alban is further developed (Monte Alban II).
 
900 CE: The Zapotec abandon Monte Alban and establish a new centre at Mitla.
 
 
1450 CE: The Aztecs establish a garrison at Mitla in the Oaxaca Valley.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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