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OLMEC culture Mexico
Blackware effigy vessel in the form of a jaguar grasping a snake 1200-900 BC Place made: Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico
Creation Notes: Archaeological Phase: Initial Olmec, Early Formative/Middle Pre-Classic
Materials & Technique: sculptures, earthenware, earthenware, cinnabar, kaolin hand-modelled, burnished slip ware
Dimensions: 17.5 h x 12.5 w x 25.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.1521