Step into the windswept world of Ice Age mammoth hunters. Walk through a replica of an 800-year-old pueblo dwelling and imagine your entire family cooking, eating, and sleeping in one small room. Explore the Aztec empire and its island capital, Tenochtitlan, a city of more than 200,000 people and an extraordinary feat of engineering for any era.
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On The Blog
- Science at FMNH : Ep. 41 – Ancient Trade and Political Relationships in South America
- Science at FMNH : Ep. 42 – The Production of Maya Blue
- Science at FMNH : Ep. 37 - Roles of Households in Prehispanic Mesoamerica
The Ancient Americas Educator Guide (Available in English and Spanish below). Follow the epic tale of the peoples in the Americas. This guide also includes an introductory section on Learning and Teaching about Indigenous Cultures. For more information about this exhibition, visit The Ancient Americas microsite.