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Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire

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Event Category:
Exhibitions
Location:
Phoenix Art Museum
Time:
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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“Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire” is a major traveling exhibition organized by the de Young Museum in San Francisco in collaboration with the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Mexico.

With more than 200 outstanding objects from the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, “Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire” will provide a comprehensive insight into the art, everyday life, and religion of Teotihuacan and its influence on other regions of Mexico.

The exhibition will explore the archaeological history of the city through sculptures, friezes and murals; domestic objects including vessels and figures, stone carvings, masks, statues of gods and representations of animals; and extraordinary objects crafted out of precious materials including jade, obsidian, greenstone and onyx.

PHOTO AT TOP: Mexico, Anahuac, Teotihuacan, Pyramid de la Luna. PHOTO BY EYE UBIQUITOUS/UIG VIA GETTY IMAGES

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