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Human figurine, La Venta, Tabasco

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Record Count: (426 - 450 out of 743)

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 32 figurine fragments: 5 torsos, 3 lower bodies, 19 limbs, and 5 unidentified. No heads. One with remnant of red slip? Field number “79” “LV 1: 36-48”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 19 figurine fragments. 18 figurine heads. 12 of these are human, 4 are stylized animal heads, 1 headdress, and 1 unidentified head. Animals may include a crested duck head, fox, monkey, and a fourth unidentifed animal. 1 piece is a pointy-eared figurine holding something up to its face. Field number “80” “LV 1: 36-48”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 19 figurine fragments. 18 figurine heads. 12 of these are human, 4 are stylized animal heads, 1 headdress, and 1 unidentified head. Animals may include a crested duck head, fox, monkey, and a fourth unidentifed animal. 1 piece is a pointy-eared figurine holding something up to its face. Field number “80” “LV 1: 36-48”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 19 figurine fragments. 18 figurine heads. 12 of these are human, 4 are stylized animal heads, 1 headdress, and 1 unidentified head. Animals may include a crested duck head, fox, monkey, and a fourth unidentifed animal. 1 piece is a pointy-eared figurine holding something up to its face. Field number “80” “LV 1: 36-48”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 19 figurine fragments. 18 figurine heads. 12 of these are human, 4 are stylized animal heads, 1 headdress, and 1 unidentified head. Animals may include a crested duck head, fox, monkey, and a fourth unidentifed animal. 1 piece is a pointy-eared figurine holding something up to its face. Field number “80” “LV 1: 36-48”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 9 fragments: 2 torsos, 6 limbs, and 1 unidentified (hair or headpiece?). Field number “81” “LV 1: 36-48”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 9 fragments: 2 torsos, 6 limbs, and 1 unidentified (hair or headpiece?). Field number “81” “LV 1: 36-48”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 13 figurine fragments. Field number “82” “LV 1: 36-48”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 13 figurine fragments. Field number “82” “LV 1: 36-48”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 13 figurine fragments. Field number “82” “LV 1: 36-48”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 13 figurine fragments. Field number “82” “LV 1: 36-48”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 3 figurine fragments. Field number “83” “LV 1: 36-48”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 3 figurine fragments. Field number “83” “LV 1: 36-48”

Figurine Fragments

Figurine Fragments

Lot of 3 figurine fragments Field number “83” “LV 1: 36-48”

Pumice Polishing Tool

Pumice Polishing Tool

Fibrous polisher. Field number “85” “LV 1: 36-48”

Sherds

Sherds

Four sherds with some decoration. Field number “86.” “LV 1: 48+”

Decorated Sherd

Decorated Sherd

One sherd with divots. Field number “87.” “1: 48+”

Handle Fragment

Handle Fragment

Vessel handle with twisted cord design. Field number “87A.” “LV 1: 48+”

Incised Sherd

Incised Sherd

Rim sherd, with incised lines and divots for decoration. Field number “88.” “LV 1: 48+”

Raked Sherd

Raked Sherd

Sherd with raking decoration. Field number “89.” “LV 1: 48+”

Rocker Stamped Sherd

Rocker Stamped Sherd

Body sherd decorated with thumb-nail design rocker stamp. Field number “90.” “LV 1: 48+”

Broken Vessel

Broken Vessel

Oblong bowl/cup, missing about 1/3 of total vessel. With incised line decoration. Vertical line on each end that ends in a circle. Field number “91.” “LV 1: 48+”

Broken Vessel

Broken Vessel

Broken dish that has had some repair. With outflaring rim, and incised line decoration around the rim. Field number “92.” “LV 1: 48+”

Broken Vessel

Broken Vessel

Two sherds glued together. With incised line going around rim, and another going around base. Field number “93” “LV 1: 48+”

Vessel Neck Section

Vessel Neck Section

Partially restored vessel neck, with modern fill-in. With 4 incised horizontal lines running across neck. Field number “94.” “LV 1: 48+”


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