A Formal Analysis of a Mesoamerican Work of Art

Provide a formal analysis of a Mesoamerican work of art of your choice from any pre-colonial era.

Examples of Mesoamerican art can be found locally at museums. Your answer should draw primarily on your own observations. What is Mesoamerican art? What are the five most important Mesoamerican cultures? What materials did the Mesoamerican people use for their art? What are the characteristics of Mesoamerican art? What did pre-Columbian civilizations of Mesoamerica have in common? What type of art did the pre-Columbian natives create?