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OLMEC culture

OLMEC culture


Artist's cultural association:
OLMEC culture
Mexico
Deity mask (Were-jaguar) c.1200 BC-500 BC Place made: Arrayo Pesquero, Las Choapas, Veracruz, Mexico
Creation Notes: Early to Middle Formative
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, jadeite carving, grinding and polishing

Dimensions: 17.5 h x 16.5 w x 11.4 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.322