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Collector:
Dr. Matthew W. Stirling  Search this
Dr. Philip Drucker  Search this
Dr Waldo R. Wedel  Search this
Donor Name:
Bureau Of American Ethnology  Search this
Site Name:
La Venta  Search this
Unknown:
7.4 cm
4.5 cm
2.2 cm
Culture:
Olmec  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Tabasco, Mexico, North America
Accession Date:
6 Nov 1953
Collection Date:
1942, 1943
Notes:
From Olmec website (http://anthropology.si.edu/olmec), 2004: "Lot of 17 fragments. Mixture of torsos, heads, and limbs. This single piece appears to be a quadruped-type animal with a human head. Field number '62.' 'LV 1: 24-36'."
Record Last Modified:
14 Jan 2015
Specimen Count:
50
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
194274
USNM Number:
A403575-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/318bf1634-c7f3-448c-b72b-6a2d920f8979
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8151159