Mysterious ancient civilization is about to be discovered. To this day, archaeologists still know little about this ancient civilization, but through some limited data and archaeological results, we can pinpoint the situation that this ancient civilization once existed for 800 years, and this ancient civilization is considered to have a great influence in the future. Other American civilizations such as the Mayan and Aztec civilizations were influential until the Spanish conquest from Europe in the sixteenth century. Olmeca_head_in_Villahermosa Photo Credit: Glysiak @ CC BY-SA 4.0 The human-faced rock unearthed at the site of La Venta,
now in the Villahermosa Museum, Mexico telemarketing list It is extremely difficult to clearly know the historical sequence of the Olmec civilization, especially since it has no documents left behind, which makes it impossible for us to fully understand the characteristics of this civilization. Nevertheless, we can roughly estimate that the Olmec civilization existed in the period from about 1200 BC to 400 BC, and its scope is roughly equivalent to today's Mexican states of Veracruz and Tabasco. ) of the lowland area, which is not very large. Historian Richard.
Adams (Richard EW Adams) gave a more precise number: The core area of the Olmec civilization was approximately 18,130 square kilometers, covering an area from the Gulf Coast high up to the Tuxtlas Mountains. The place where this ancient civilization was located was very hot and humid, with plenty of swamps, frequent torrential rains, and a nearby river that flooded from time to time during the year. The climate may seem harsh, but it means that the soil here is extremely fertile and ideal for farming, as is the case in The Indus Valley and The Fertile Crescent of Mesopotamia, especially important for the development of civilization.