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Human figurine, La Venta, Tabasco

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Record Count: (326 - 350 out of 743)

Large Vessel Fragment

Large Vessel Fragment

Coarse paste brown cup/bowl with out-flaring rim. Two fragments glued together.

Asphalt Encrusted Sherds

Asphalt Encrusted Sherds

5 sherds, 3 of which are glued together. Encrusted with asphalt. Field number “15.”

Vessel Base

Vessel Base

Coarse paste brown vessel. Hollow ring base. Field number “16.”

Decorated Vessel Fragments

Decorated Vessel Fragments

30 sherds, some of which are glued together. Coarse paste buff. Upper body decorated with incised parallel and opposed diagonal lines. Field number “17”

Decorated Vessel Sherds

Decorated Vessel Sherds

33 sherds, some which are glued together. Coarse paste brown. Decorated with incised horizontal lines. 19 rim sherds and 14 body. Field number “18”

Ceramic vessel

Ceramic vessel

Ceramic vessel collected from La Venta during the 1942 or 1943 Archaelogical Expedition. Vessel is probably not Olmec, but dates from a period following the decline of the Olmec at La Venta.

Complete Vessel

Complete Vessel

Coarse paste brown. Field number “20.”

Rectangular Vessel

Rectangular Vessel

Two sherds of rectangular, miniature vessel. Each side outlined with incised lines. Coarse buff. Field number “21” “LV 3: 36-48”

Incised Sherd

Incised Sherd

Three sherds glued together. Fine paste black ware. Floral design incised on bottom. Field number “22” “LV 3: 36-48”

Vessel Handle

Vessel Handle

Brown lacquer, hollow handle with grooved sides. With red slip. Field number “23”

Handle Fragment

Handle Fragment

Strap handle fragment. Field number “24” “LV G”

Incised & Drilled Sherd

Incised & Drilled Sherd

Incised and drilled coarse paste brown sherd. Field number “25”

Sherd

Sherd

Coarse paste buff sherd with worked edge. Field number “26”

Perforated Sherd

Perforated Sherd

Coarse paste brown perforated sherd. Field number “27”

Sherd Disks

Sherd Disks

Lot of 29 sherds and disks. Field number “28”

Sherd Disks

Sherd Disks

Lot of nine sherds, two glued together. Field number “29”

Notched Sherds

Notched Sherds

Lot of 53 sherds, one of which is perforated. Field number “30”

Biconical Pottery Weights

Biconical Pottery Weights

Three ceramic weights with grooves for rope. Field number “31” “LV G”

Sherd Saws

Sherd Saws

Three sherd “saws.” Field number “32”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 45 figurine fragments: 9 limbs, 13 heads, 16 torsos, 10 unidentified. One head is animal head. One body fragment has seated figure with crossed legs. “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 45 figurine fragments: 9 limbs, 13 heads, 16 torsos, 10 unidentified. One head is animal head. One body fragment has seated figure with crossed legs. “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 45 figurine fragments: 9 limbs, 13 heads, 16 torsos, 10 unidentified. One head is animal head. One body fragment has seated figure with crossed legs. “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 45 figurine fragments: 9 limbs, 13 heads, 16 torsos, 10 unidentified. One head is animal head. One body fragment has seated figure with crossed legs. “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 45 figurine fragments: 9 limbs, 13 heads, 16 torsos, 10 unidentified. One head is animal head. One body fragment has seated figure with crossed legs. “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 45 figurine fragments: 9 limbs, 13 heads, 16 torsos, 10 unidentified. One head is animal head. One body fragment has seated figure with crossed legs. “LV G”


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