A Day at the Museum Museo Nacional de Anthropologia

A Day at the Museum
Museo Nacional de Anthropologia, Mexico

Built in 1964, this museum is dedicated to the archaeology and history of Mexico’s pre-Hispanic heritage. There are 23 exhibit rooms filled with ancient artifacts, including some from the Mayan civilization. It contains the world’s largest collection of ancient Mexican art and also has ethnographic exhibits about Mexico’s present-day indigenous groups.

Highlights:
– The Sun Stone or Aztec Calendar
– Recreation of Pakal’s tomb in Maya exhibit room
– Jade mask of the Zapotec Bat God in Oaxaca exhibit room

Well, this concludes our virtual tours of museums around the world.  We hope you enjoyed them.

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(Image Credit: Museums of the World website)

 

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