tDAR Logo tDAR digital antiquity

Manufactured (Other Keyword)

1-1 (1 Record)

Copal Offering Objects: Manufactured in Tenochtitlan (2015)

Citation DOCUMENT Naoli Victoria Lona.

In our days, is a general known the amazing offering ritual made by the mexica people in the late Posclassic period. The studies show a high diversity of organic and inorganic material, some local, some brought from foreign lands, like the resin of copal case, as was verified by historical documents and ethnographic studies, so, the copal resin was imported as crude feedstock. The resin was brought to Tenochtitlan where it was transformed into different objects like bars, spheres,...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America