The Zapotec civilization was an indigenous pre-Columbian civilization. The Zapotec referred to themselves as Be'ena'a, which means "The People."

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Caves of Yagul and Mitla Yagul is an archaeological site and former city-state associated with the Zapotec civilization (wiki)
Oaxaca and Monte Alban Monte Alban: "pre-eminent Zapotec socio-political and economic center for close to a thousand years" (wiki)
Teotihuacan assumed to have been partially inhabited by Be'ena'a during its late phase


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