Member Morning: “Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire”
Mask, 300–600. Green serpentine, 8 1/2 x 8 1/16 x 4 1/8 in. (21.6 x 20.5 x 10.5 cm). Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Robert Woods Bliss Collection (PC.B.054). Photo © Dumbarton Oaks, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC
Join us for Member Morning at the de Young, when we open an hour early just for members at the Contributor, Enthusiast and Partner levels. You’ll enjoy private gallery time in Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire, learning how artworks from an ancient Mexican city shape our understanding of its urban environment. One of the earliest, largest, and most important cities in the ancient Americas, Teotihuacan is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most visited archaeological site in Mexico. Explore recent archaeological discoveries including ritual objects from Teotihuacan’s three pyramids to mural paintings, ceramics, and stone sculptures from the city’s apartment compounds.
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