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  1. the ruins of a Zapotec Indian city near Oaxaca, Mexico, yielding elaborate remains of temples and other artifacts.
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Historical Examples of mitla

  • Mitla and Palenque are in Mexico and are equally remarkable.

    Ranching, Sport and Travel

    Thomas Carson

  • A trip to Oaxaca to see wonderful Mitla should not be missed.

  • I have quoted what Charnay says of it in his description of Mitla.

  • One of the largest rooms at Mitla is represented in the preceding cut.

  • By accompanying the hunter and Mitla to it, we will at least get an insight into the character of the man.

    A Prince of Anahuac

    James A. Porter