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Precolumbian Sites Album

Identifier: PICT-997-008

Scope and Content

This album contains prints depicting various precolumbian sites of Meso-America. Several significant architectural structures, today reconstructed, are shown prior to excavation and reconstruction. Locales included are Acambalam, Chiapas, Chichén-Itzá, Chunkanab, Hochab, Isla de Mujeres, Mitla, Nancuchich, Oaxaca, Palenque, Tantah, Tchpich, Uxmal, Xcakochna, Xkichmol, Xlottsal and Yucatan. Photographers represented are Alfred Percival Maudslay, C. B. Waite and Teobert Maler. Album is 11 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. and prints are 9 x 9 in, or smaller.

Also called Mesoamerican Sites Album.


  • 1890-1905

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of photographic material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. For more information see the Photographs and Images Research Guide and contact the Pictorial Archivist.


49 items (1 box) : 1 album, 49 photographic prints ; album: 11.25 x 14.25 in, prints: 9 x 9 in or smaller

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This album contains prints depicting various precolumbian sites of Meso-America.


Photographs are bound into the album, arranged by site.

Physical Location

B2. Shelved by Pictorial Number.

Precolumbian Sites Album Online

All of the photographs are available in the Precolumbian Sites Album, part of the Center for Southwest Research's digital Pictorial Collections.
Finding Aid of the Precolumbian Sites Album, 1890-1905
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© 2008
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131