Cutzamala (Mesoamerican site)

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Cutzamala is an archaeological site in the northern Guerrero region of Mexico. During the Postclassic period in Mesoamerican chronology the settlement of Cutzamala served as a garrison outpost of the Tarascan state, and according to ethnohistorical sources such as the Relaciones geográficas was stationed with a contingent of up to ten thousand Tarascan warriors during the period of conflict between the Tarascans and the Aztec Empire.[1]


  1. ^ "Background" (Silverstein 2001)