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Pre-Columbian collection, Dumbarton OaksDSCF7954

The Famous Dumbarton Oaks Fertility Idol often attributed to the Aztec Culture

The Aztecs, were a Mesoamerican culture that flourished in central Mexico in the post-classic period from 1300 to 1521. The Aztec people included different ethnic groups of central Mexico- particularly those groups who spoke the Nahuatl language and who dominated large parts of Mesoamerica from the 14th to the 16th centuries.

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