Browsing the "Zapotec" Tag

Zapotec burial complex found in Mexico

August 20th, 2012 | by Admin

The 1,200-year-old tomb of a high-ranking Zapotec individual has been found in Oaxaca, Mexico. Archaeologists managed to get into the [&hellip

Zapotec’s human thighbone sceptres

January 6th, 2011 | by Admin

A new excavation of a Zapotec tomb is revealing that the practice of wielding ancestral thighbones as a sceptres may [&hellip

Zapotec men brandished human femurs

July 16th, 2009 | by Admin

Ancestral thighbones may have been carried around as status symbols by Zapotec men. “The thought was that the femurs are [&hellip

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