Museo de Arqueologia Olmeca, Coatzacoalcos

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2.6/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web
Museo de Arqueologia Olmeca is located in Coatzacoalcos. Make Museo de Arqueologia Olmeca part of your personalized Coatzacoalcos itinerary using our Coatzacoalcos holiday planner.
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  • A small museum, whose biggest drawback is that the pyramid that houses everyone takes the picture and follow front without knowing that inside there are archaeological pieces from Prehispanic local cultures. Point required for the photo, but inconsistent in their hours of opening.
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  • Need you more dissemination and maintenance. Olmec parts, plants, but is hidden under a replica of the pyramid, and is not always open to the public.
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  • If you are in Coatzacoalcos and have some free time, worthes to visit. It is small but have some good content 
  • ☆ Olmec Olmeca's 0/1200 a.d., flourished in Mesoamerica to paleo-Indian culture and civilization. From that was born on the American continent in the earliest civilizations, and became the mother of later Mesoamerican civilizations ' mother becomes civilization "and called. In Olmec and means "rubber people" in Nahuatl, pointed to the Mexico Gulf Coast residents in Spain in colonial times. Religious motifs, such as Jaguar faith also had a megalithic and jewelry processing skills. The art style or system of religion is similar to the classic period Mesoamerican civilization, the Mayan civilization. Limited Mexico Gulf area in the Central Olmec influence had spread South from the central part of Central America, was under control. That area from southern Veracruz lowlands through northern Tabasco, wet tropical climate for the often flood took place. However, the city is fertile ground formed by rivers, centered on the temple was built. Olmec culture was appearing on the various stone excavated. Integrating human and Jaguar statue tells the customs they believe the Jaguars had. In rituals performed as a ritual ball game, when humans sacrificed. Mathematics also used emoticons and numbers, with the concept of zero, and the calendar was developed. Include stone megalithic human statue, baby face and known as a distinctive art. Small things with gems such as jade, as well as a large stone sculpture. Megalithic human image in which a huge statue has a height of 3 m. No torso, made only the head is considered. That is, of Mongoloid and Negroid features, such as spread horizontally flat nose, thick lips, also.
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  • Sometimes smells to urinate
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  • Tranquility and certainly something that decorates, the pyramid, in my stay never could enter to the Museum I think already not it open
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  • I like this place but coatzacoalcos need more culture, should promote more Museum that is under the pyramid
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  • Beautiful
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