Tag Archives: Dualism

600 BC: Life / Death

Tlatilco Mask (1100-600 BC);  the Tlatilco culture flourished in the Valley of Mexico between 1250 and 800 BC.

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2013: Struggle

Charles Avery: Untitled (Duculi) (2013) (source)

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300-600: Double-Faced Head Fragment

This earthenware fragment dates from 300-600 AD and was produced by an artist of the Remojadas culture—which flourished on Mexico’s Veracruz Gulf Coast from about 100 BC to 800 AD and is considered to be part of the larger Classic … Continue reading

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5th Century: Wings of Parchment

Two pages from the Cologne Mani Codex, “a lump of parchment fragments the size of a matchbox,” that tells the story of the early life of Mani, the Persian prophet and the founder of Manichaeism. The work—made in 5th century … Continue reading

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