Travel: Teotihuacan, City of Water, City of Fire exhibit de Young Museum, San Francisco

Just a quick update to all before we zip off to Greece and beyond tomorrow.

We had just enough time this week for lunch with our long time friend Kathleen Granderson.  Here’s a great shot of the City from the Alameda shore.

We also had just enough time to squeeze in a look at the Teotihuacan exhibit from Mexico at the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park.  It is an exceptional collection dating back to over 2000 years old and never seen before outside Mexico.  The exhibit is showing through February 11, 2018.

This collection was discovered in 2003 in a long tunnel under one of the old pyramids outside Mexico City.

Entrance to the de Young on a beautiful Fall morning.
Several galleries packed with artifacts. Free guides available.
Great stone monuments.
Amazing stone alter pieces.
This image is on the cover of the exhibit brochure and is awesome.
Most pieces are totally unique.
Elaborate paintings on a massive scale in the tunnel corridors discovered underground.
Perfectly preserved.
A perect mate.
This extraordinary piece stands over 3 feet tall.
Ancient Jade stonework.
Two guys chillin’

2 thoughts on “Travel: Teotihuacan, City of Water, City of Fire exhibit de Young Museum, San Francisco”

  1. I feel like I visited the museum and saw the exhibit. Thanks. Enjoy Greece – how marvelous you are traveling and enjoying life – best to be away from the USA!
    Eleanor and David

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