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The Southern Valley  
   

The Southern Valley

This is a view of the Southern arm of the Valley of Oaxaca from on top of the Southern most structure at Monte Alban.
Week Two

January 13th 2012
Monte Albán This Tuesday, our class took a trip to Monte Albán, the largest archeological site in the Valley of Oaxaca. It is situated in the center of the valley, at the meeting of the three different valley arms. While its function is debated, it is possible that Monte Albán served as a central capital with political and military functions, much like modern Washington DC. The site consi ... read more
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