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Of, relating to, or being a time following a classical period, as in art or literature.


(ˌpəʊstˈklæsɪkəl) or


(Historical Terms) history relating to or occurring in the period of time after a classical period, esp the classical period of ancient Greece and Rome
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Coatlicue figure, Late Postclassic period (12501521), Mexica (Aztec), Mexico City, andesite, ht 250cm.
The Postclassic Mesomaerican World, Salt Lake City, The University of Utah Press, 2003.
They cover embarcaderos: Ixlu as entrepft, early occupation: history and material culture in the preclassic and classic periods, structures and material culture in the postclassic and contact periods, and structural groups and activities in the postclassic and contact periods.
Reflections on the Sculptural Art and the cult of Quetzalcoatl at Postclassic Coyoacan
Antonia Foias concentrates her study on the late and postclassic eras, the periods for which by far the most data are available.
1983): Classic to Postclassic tephra layers exposed in archeological sites, eastern Zapotitan valley.
Discussion encompasses the classic Maya civilization, the 260-day calendar and the 365-day calendar of the postclassic Yucatec civilization, the Burner ceremonies of quadripartite 65-day intervals, and the 52-year calendar of the postclassic Aztec civilization.
Terminal classic (approximately 800-1050 AD), Early Postclassic (approximately 1050-1300 AD), and Late Postclassic (approximately 1300-1520AD).
Marco Gonzalez, for example, reflected Peten spheres of influence in the Late Classic Period, Chichen Itza and its trade activities in the Terminal Classic, Lamanai's florescence in the Early and Middle Postclassic, and the transformations that characterized coastal commerce from Tabasco to Honduras in the Late Postclassic and early Contact periods.
Blake, Thomas Michael (2009), "Colonization, Warfare and Exchange at the Postclassic Site of Canajaste, Chiapas, Mexico", en Papers of the New World Archaeological Foundation, num.