Zapotec civilization

WHS related to the Zapotec civilization. This was an indigenous pre-Columbian civilization that flourished in the Valley of Oaxaca. 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: "the 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; "archaeological remains of a Zapotec neighborhood within Teotihuacan" (wiki)


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