Hall of Mexico and Central America
The Hall of Mexico and Central America displays an outstanding collection of Precolumbian objects. Careful observation of each object provides clues about political and religious symbols, social and cultural traits, and artistic styles characteristic of each cultural group. This comprehensive guide will help you explore the exhibition with your students.
Uncover ancient mysteries. Learn how trees keep records of the past. Travel centuries ahead in time to look back at the U.S. And dig into archaeology with these six kid-friendly books.
Archaeologists are detectives who gather clues to the past. Discover the intriguing facts and artifacts that Chuck Spencer unearthed while following his curiosity.
It's not easy being an artifact! There's restoration work, touring schedules, and all those people to educate. Uncover a civilization that flourished long before the Aztecs in this urn-est interview.
Ornate jewelry, simple baskets, stone tools ... these are just some of the artifacts archaeologists have uncovered among ancient ruins. But one of the most common discoveries is pottery.
One person's trash is another person's clue. It's amazing how much you can learn about people just by examining what they throw out. Grab a thick pair of rubber gloves, and dig in!