Santo Domingo Church and Oaxaca Cultural Museum
Interior of the Santo Domingo Church
The artifacts found in Oaxaca's Tomb Seven at Monte Alban number 500 pieces, 150 of them in gold,  include gold jewelry done in the lost-wax process. The tomb offerings are on display at the Santo Domingo Cultural Museum which is open every day but Monday.
The artifacts found in tomb 7 demonstrate as fine  a  workmanship as any artifact ever found worldwide. They are from the post classic era of Oaxacan art and attributed to the Mixtec culture, a northern Oaxacan group that entered the Oaxacan valley after the fall of the Zapotec city of Monte Alban in 750 AD. Many artifacts from Monte Alban's classic period are displayed at the Santo Domingo center, the Rufino Tamayo Museum and at the museum at the ruin site of Monte Alban.
The Santo Domingo Cultural Center and Museum celebrates Oaxaca's  past and present cultures from its location  on the Alcala,  the pedestrian-only street that runs north south through the center of Oaxaca's  Colonial district.
On the same street, the
Museum of Contemporary Art show work of modern artists.
Three blocks north of the Zocalo and two blocks west on Matamoros street,  number 307, The
Museo Belber Jimenez displays original jewelry designs and antique jewelry, some dating to the Pre-hispanic classic period.
Oaxaca Museums of Art and Archaeology
Oaxaca's Museum at Santo Domingo holds the most celebrated archaeological find, the Tomb Seven Objects
The Tomb was discovered in the 1930s by archaeologist Alfonso Caso. The artifacts are on display at the Santo Domingo Cultural Museum in the City of Oaxaca
Monte Alban Ruin site, Zapotec culture 500 BC to 750 AD
Artifacts from the classic period of Monte Alban, 500-700AD
The Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art  while not a museum of archaeology, displays artifacts from Monte Alban including classic period urns made to accompany a burial. These urns would have been found  within the tomb or just outside the entrance.
Three urns from the Tamayo Museum showing artistic evolution in ancient Oaxacan art from the early classic to the late classic periods and possibly spanning the years 300 BC to 1000AD.
Oaxaca Museums of Archaeology:
Monte Alban Ruin, Mitla, San Jose el Mogote, Teotitlan del Valle, Santa Anna del Valle
Oaxaca Museums of Archaeology.
Two Museums are located in the Historic District, five are located at various ruin sites and villages  
Oaxaca Museums of Art and Archaeology include the Santo Domingo Cultural Center and Museum which celebrates Oaxaca's past and present cultures.
The Museum of Modern Art located on the same pedestrian-only street, the Alcala, in Oaxaca's Colonial district.
Oaxaca Museums of Art and Archaeology include the Santo Domingo Cultural Center and Museum which celebrates Oaxaca's past and present cultures.
The Museum of Modern Art located on the same pedestrian-only street the Alcala, in Oaxaca's Colonial district.
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