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Human figurine, La Venta, Tabasco

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Record Count: (676 - 700 out of 743)

Sherds

Sherds

Lot of 15 body sherds. From Cerro del Encanto, La Venta, Tabasco. Field numbers “32,” “32-A,” “32-B,” “32-D,” “32-J,” “32-L” (several numbers repeat themselves)

Quartz Pecking Pebble

Quartz Pecking Pebble

Single quartz pecking pebble from Cerro del Encanto, La Venta, Tabasco. Field number “32”

Obsidian Knife Fragment

Obsidian Knife Fragment

Single obsidian piece from Cerro del Encanto, La Venta, Tabasco. A knife fragment? Field number “80”

Sherds

Sherds

Type 1 sherds, coarse buff ware. Collected from Mound B, Lacienda Monte Flor, near San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional. Four total sherds. Field numbers “1,” “2,” “5,” “10.” Temporary number “1”

Sherds

Sherds

Two coarse brownware sherds. Collected from Mound B, Lacienda Monte Flor, near San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional. Field numbers “4,” and “19.” Temporary number “2”

Decorated Sherds

Decorated Sherds

Two coarse brownware sherds. Both incised. One rim sherd, the other a body sherd. Incising consists of parallel lines and diagonal lines. Collected from Mound B, Lacienda Monte Flor, near San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional. Field number “14” Temporary number “3”

Sherds

Sherds

Four coarse blackware sherds. Two rim, and two body sherds. Collected from Mound B, Lacienda Monte Flor, near San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional. Field numbers “4,” “6,” “16,” “G-1.” Temporary number “4”

Sherds

Sherds

Two body sherds, coarse blackware. Collected from Mound B, Lacienda Monte Flor, near San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional. Field numbers “6,” “17.” Temporary number “5”

Sherds

Sherds

Five coarse whiteware sherds. Two rim and three body sherds. Collected from Mound B, Lacienda Monte Flor, near San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional. Field numbers “2,” “5,” “6,” “13,” “15.” Temporary number “6”

Sherds

Sherds

Seven fine paste grey and black ware (four black, 3 grey). Collected from Mound B, Lacienda Monte Flor, near San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional. Field numbers “5,” “10,” “15,” “16,” “19,” “23.” Temporary number “7”

Sherds

Sherds

Four coarse redware sherds. Collected from Mound B, Lacienda Monte Flor, near San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional. Field numbers “A,” “2.” Temporary number “8”

Sherds

Sherds

Six fine paste buff orangeware sherds. Four rim, two body sherds. Some incising present. Collected from Mound B, Lacienda Monte Flor, near San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional. Field numbers “4,” “14,” “15,” “19.” Temporary number “9”

Sherds

Sherds

Two fine whiteware body sherds. Collected from Mound B, Lacienda Monte Flor, near San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional. Field numbers “13,” and “23.” Temporary number “10”

Sherds

Sherds

Two rim sherds with white slip. Incising present. Collected from Mound B, Lacienda Monte Flor, near San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional. Field numbers “4” and “6.” Temporary number “11”

Obsidian Flakes

Obsidian Flakes

Three obsidian pieces, two flakes and one scraper. Collected from Mound B, Lacienda Monte Flor, near San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional. Temporary number “12”

Rim Sherds

Rim Sherds

Polychrome sherds from the Tuxtla Mountains. Olmec? Part of collection collected in 1940 by Philip Drucker during a survey trip to San Marcos. This excursion occurred as part of a larger expedition to Tres Zapotes, Tuxtla District, during the winters of 1938-39 and 1939-40 by the Smithsonian Institution-National Geographic Society expedition under M.W. Stirling.

Body Sherds

Body Sherds

Polychrome sherds from the Tuxtla Mountains. Olmec? Part of collection collected in 1940 by Philip Drucker during a survey trip to San Marcos. This excursion occurred as part of a larger expedition to Tres Zapotes, Tuxtla District, during the winters of 1938-39 and 1939-40 by the Smithsonian Institution-National Geographic Society expedition under M.W. Stirling.

Rim Sherds

Rim Sherds

Polychrome sherds from the Tuxtla Mountains. Olmec? Part of collection collected in 1940 by Philip Drucker during a survey trip to San Marcos. This excursion occurred as part of a larger expedition to Tres Zapotes, Tuxtla District, during the winters of 1938-39 and 1939-40 by the Smithsonian Institution-National Geographic Society expedition under M.W. Stirling.

Body Sherds

Body Sherds

Polychrome sherds from the Tuxtla Mountains. Olmec? Part of collection collected in 1940 by Philip Drucker during a survey trip to San Marcos. This excursion occurred as part of a larger expedition to Tres Zapotes, Tuxtla District, during the winters of 1938-39 and 1939-40 by the Smithsonian Institution-National Geographic Society expedition under M.W. Stirling.

Body Sherds

Body Sherds

Sherds from the Tuxtla Mountains. With different techniques, including stamping and incising. Olmec? Part of collection collected in 1940 by Philip Drucker during a survey trip to San Marcos. This excursion occurred as part of a larger expedition to Tres Zapotes, Tuxtla District, during the winters of 1938-39 and 1939-40 by the Smithsonian Institution-National Geographic Society expedition under M.W. Stirling.

Vessel Handles

Vessel Handles

Handle sherds from the Tuxtla Mountains. Part of collection collected in 1940 by Philip Drucker during a survey trip to San Marcos. This excursion occurred as part of a larger expedition to Tres Zapotes, Tuxtla District, during the winters of 1938-39 and 1939-40 by the Smithsonian Institution-National Geographic Society expedition under M.W. Stirling.

Vessel Feet Sherds

Vessel Feet Sherds

Sherds from the Tuxtla Mountains. With some red slipping. Part of collection collected in 1940 by Philip Drucker during a survey trip to San Marcos. This excursion occurred as part of a larger expedition to Tres Zapotes, Tuxtla District, during the winters of 1938-39 and 1939-40 by the Smithsonian Institution-National Geographic Society expedition under M.W. Stirling.

Rim Sherds

Rim Sherds

Polished brown sherds from the Tuxtla Mountains. Part of collection collected in 1940 by Philip Drucker during a survey trip to San Marcos. This excursion occurred as part of a larger expedition to Tres Zapotes, Tuxtla District, during the winters of 1938-39 and 1939-40 by the Smithsonian Institution-National Geographic Society expedition under M.W. Stirling.

Body Sherds

Body Sherds

Polished brown sherds from the Tuxtla Mountains. With some slipping. Part of collection collected in 1940 by Philip Drucker during a survey trip to San Marcos. This excursion occurred as part of a larger expedition to Tres Zapotes, Tuxtla District, during the winters of 1938-39 and 1939-40 by the Smithsonian Institution-National Geographic Society expedition under M.W. Stirling.

Vessel Foot Sherd (Rattle)

Vessel Foot Sherd (Rattle)

Polished brown vessel foot from the Tuxtla Mountains. Foot is designed to act as rattle. Foot is hemispherical in shape. Part of collection collected in 1940 by Philip Drucker during a survey trip to San Marcos. This excursion occurred as part of a larger expedition to Tres Zapotes, Tuxtla District, during the winters of 1938-39 and 1939-40 by the Smithsonian Institution-National Geographic Society expedition under M.W. Stirling.


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