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Mesoamerican world tree

pre-Columbian Mesoamerican (Maya, Aztec, Izapan, Mixtec, Olmec &c.) cosmological motif embodying the cardinal directions, connecting the underworld and the sky with the terrestrial realm; dates from the Mid/Late Formative periods

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Shaft tomb tree tableau 2.jpg
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Izapa Stela 5.jpg
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