the explorers came to the New World, they did not find empty land.
Through the centuries many civilizations have populated North, South,
and Central America.
We are going to explore just a few of them.
Let's look at some pictures first.
The Codex Mendoza at the Bodleian
Double Headed Turquoise Snake
These pictures show just a sampling of the art
of this time period and the people who lived in
Central and South America.
This next link tells us more about these ancient cultures
as well as telling us about the origins of some of our favorite sports.
site is from the Getty Foundation. It has wonderful pictures of the
art work as well as explanations. It's a site with something for