Teotihuacan Style Mask

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Jade Koekoe
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published on 26 July 2015

This mask (900-1521 CE) is made of greenstone with obsidian eyes. Teotihuacan predated the Aztec civilisation by over 1,000 years. The Aztec's were curious archaeologists and they were impressed by the ruins of the civilisations that came before them. (Melbourne Museum, Melbourne)



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Jade Koekoe
Jade is a Librarian with an avid interest in Roman and Greek architecture and ancient Middle-Eastern cultures.

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