Stock photography images of the Zapotec and Mixtec Pre-Columbian Cultures. With stock photos of the famous Zapotec Archaeological site of Monte Alban near Oaxaca, Mexico. Covering an entire hilltop, Monte Alban displays an assortment of Zapotec architecture including pyramids, platforms, temples, ballcourts and an observatory. Our stock photography also shows the famous sculptures called the Danzantes, carved stone reliefs believed to depict medical conditions; plus gold jewelry, artifacts and ceramics from the famous Monte Alban Tomb 104. Plus our travel stock photos show the prehispanic architecture at Mitla the Mixtec archaeological site south of the Spanish colonial city of Oaxaca. Mitla is famous for the extensive geometric mosaics that decorate the exterior walls of the primary structure called the Hall of the Columns in what is called the North Patio. Our travel stock images of Mitla show the enormous stone columns that supported the roof of the palace and for which the famous structure is named; as well as Mitla's most spectacular stone mosaics that decorate the walls of the Patio of the Mosaics in the Palace interior. Mitla was a religious center occupied by both the Zapotec and Mixtec peoples until taken over by the Aztec shortly before the arrival of the the Spanish. Our stock photography image library of Pre-Columbian and Pre-Hispanic cultures includes photographs showing the architecture and artifacts of the Mayan, Olmec, Toltec, Teotihuacan and Aztec cultures of Mexico and Central America; plus stock photos of the cultures of the Tiahuanaco, Inca, Chimu, Nazca, Moche and Mochica cultures of Peru, Colombia, Bolivia and Ecuador in South America.
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