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Human figurine, La Venta, Tabasco

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Record Count: (351 - 375 out of 743)

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”

Monkey Skull Effigy

Monkey Skull Effigy

head on a saucer. Head has been repaired. Field number “34” “LV G”

Figurine Heads

Figurine Heads

Five figurine heads, with headdresses. Largest head has been repaired. Field number “35” “LV G”

Figurine Heads

Figurine Heads

Lot of three figurine heads. Field number “36” “LV G”

Figurine Heads

Figurine Heads

Lot of 17 figurine heads. All with different decorations and expressions. Two pieces with crested heads. Field numer “37” “LV G”

Figurine Heads

Figurine Heads

Lot of 17 figurine heads. All with different decorations and expressions. Two pieces with crested heads. Field numer “37” “LV G”

Figurine Heads

Figurine Heads

Six figurine heads, all similarly styled: opened mouth, showing teeth, punctured eyes, loop earrings, forehead pendants? Field number “37A”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 13 figurine fragments: 12 heads and 1 figurine. All heads stylized differently with different headdresses. Field number “38” “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 13 figurine fragments: 12 heads and 1 figurine. All heads stylized differently with different headdresses. 1 odd piece: seated/kneeling figure with arms and hands up to its mouth, a roll of fat under the arms, and with a humped back. Hump has several piercings, two which go all the way through. Field number “38” “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 9 figurine torsos. Some with “scoops” out of their backs. No heads or arms. Field number “39” “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 9 figurine torsos. Some with “scoops” out of their backs. No heads or arms. Field number “39” “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 9 figurine torsos. Some with “scoops” out of their backs. No heads or arms. Field number “39” “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 9 figurine torsos. Some with “scoops” out of their backs. No heads or arms. Field number “39” “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 7 figurine fragments: 6 torsos, 1 arm. 1 has arms folded up towards face. 1 seated figure Field number “40” “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 7 figurine fragments: 6 torsos, 1 arm. Field number “40” “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 7 figurine fragments: 6 torsos, 1 arm. 1 has arms folded up towards face. 1 seated figure. Field number “40” “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of fragments. Figurine head in shape of skull, with hole in back. “LV TEST”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of fragments. Maskette, with some remnants of red slip. Large rectangular slot for eye. “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of fragments. Fragment shaped as axe? “LV G”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of fragments. Section of vessel. Sylized animal’s head with human hand appearing on jaw.

Polished Jadeite Fragments

Polished Jadeite Fragments

Lot of three jadeite fragments. Field number “42”

Sandstone “Saw”

Sandstone “Saw”

Sandstone fragment with one edge worn smooth. Field number “43”

Worked Stone Fragments

Worked Stone Fragments

Lot of six worked stone fragments. Some with grooves and divots. Slate, basalt? Field number “44”

Mineral Sample

Mineral Sample

Dark red mineral sample. Field number “45”


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