In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In the 1960s she painted a series entitled Tiahuanacu, named after Bolivia's most important site of pre-Columbian culture.
- But it, too, has a long history of pre-Columbian - indeed, pre-Inca - cultivation in the Andes.
- The works included in this constellation combine the imagery and structure of the European avant-garde with the colonial and indigenous or pre-Columbian imagery of Latin America.
- The beginning emphasizes the pre-Columbian presence of multiple and complex cultures by referring to the creation stories of the Toltecs, the Aztecs, the Menomini, and many others.
- African, Asian, pre-Columbian and Native American objects are also on view.
- Three Indian cultures lived in pre-Columbian Nicaragua, each living in a distinct region and speaking an indigenous tongue.
- Asian and African civilizations and the pre-Columbian Americas have produced a number of hierarchically structured suzerain systems of considerable longevity.
- The grandeur of pre-Columbian Indian culture was incorporated into the national imagery.
- Shell middens were constructed by pre-Columbian Native Americans; all were located on or near creeks or estuaries.
- Today's scholars need not be embarrassed that earlier scholars doubted the notion of pre-Columbian Viking journeys to America many years after many nonexperts accepted it.
- In many of the pre-Columbian and North American cultures (from Hopi to Inca) gemstones were admired for their physical properties as well.
- The Central American sites are all pre-Columbian and are all below the sample average in terms of the overall health index.
- The first, land-based form of empire, however, is by far older, and has been created by more varied kinds of people: Asians, Africans, and pre-Columbian Americans as well as Europeans.
- Stepped-pyramid structures were also built as bases for temples in pre-Columbian Central America.
- While it is known that pre-Columbian peoples of North America used fire as a tool to manage natural resources, scientists have long debated the impact of this usage of fire on the landscape.
- Skeletal evidence indicates that syphilis, or some infection like it, was indeed present in the pre-Columbian Americas.
- In a recently discovered limestone cave, we crawl 45 minutes down a tunnel to find a room littered with pre-Columbian pottery shards.
- I integrate diverse elements from pre-Columbian mythology, Western religious iconography, and American popular culture.
- The Incas of Peru were one of the most advanced civilizations in pre-Columbian America, rivalled only by the Mayans and the Aztecs of Mesoamerica.
- What is it about the pre-Columbian cultures, and particularly the Aztecs, that so fascinates us?
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