Mexico City’s National Museum of Anthropology is considered one of the most notable works of contemporary Mexican architecture and is also one of the most harmonious frameworks conceived to exhibit pieces of Ancient Mexico.
The most important works of archeology and pre-Hispanic art, as well as testimonies of daily and ritual life of contemporary indigenous groups, are housed in the National Museum of Anthropology, built in Chapultepec Park and projected by architect Ramírez Vázquez.
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After an introduction on the creation of the museum and a location map of the regions of Mesoamerica the tour begins in the hall of origins; this is followed, room by room, by all the cultures of Mexico, from the Olmecs to the Aztecs. At the end, the guide includes photographs and an explanation of the ethnography rooms where the popular art of Mexico’s current indigenous groups are collected.
Through its pages and led by selected illustrations of the pieces exhibited in the different rooms, the reader can become familiar with the cultures that flourished in pre-Hispanic Mexico.
The text and the illustration captions written by a well-known specialist, fully complete knowledge of the topic.