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Teotihuacan and the Epiclassic in Central Mexico

Jeffrey R. Parsons and Yoko Sugiura Y.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mesoamerican Archaeology

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780195390933
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195390933.013.0022

Series: Oxford Handbooks

 Teotihuacan and the Epiclassic in Central Mexico

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The collapse of Teotihuacan as a major center in the seventh century ad was part of a widespread series of changes that occurred throughout Mesoamerica at that time. The nature and causes of these changes and of the polities and economies that developed in the subsequent centuries of the Epiclassic (ca. 600–900 ad ) have been studied by many archaeologists working in central Mexico over the past four decades. This article discusses the highlights of these and other studies and offers an assessment of our current understandings.

Keywords: Mesoamerica; collapse; Epiclassic period; Teotihuacan; major centers

Article.  5173 words. 

Subjects: Archaeology ; Archaeology by Region ; Historical Archaeology

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