Xochipala Early Formative Period Ceramic Female Figure. Xochipala is a minor archaeological site in the Mexican state of Guerrero, whose name has become attached, somewhat erroneously, to a style of Formative Period figurines and pottery from 1500 to 200 BCE.
Olmecs to Toltecs: Great ancient civilizations of Mexico
The 280 languages still spoken in Mexico today show that despite shared traditions and influences, many distinct civilizations arose because of geography, climate and contact with other cultures. The earliest Mexicans might have been Stone Age hunter-gatherers from the north, descendants of a race that crossed the Bering Strait and reached North America around 12,000 B.C. Or, according to more recent theories, they might have been even earlier explorers from Asia. Mexico's Preclassic, or…
Olmèques - Tête colossale no 1 de San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan.