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Data Record ID: 117
Catalogue ID: heizer_0987
Published In: Stirling 1943b: 53 and plate 38c
Site: La Venta, Tabasco
Photographer: Unidentified
Year: 1940
Collection: R.F. Heizer collection, National Anthropological Archives
Notes: La Venta Altar 2. Similar to several other altars at La Venta, the carving represents a male figure sitting cross-legged in a niche, holding what may be a baby, in his lap. Compared to other altars however, the workmanship is much less detailed. Written on slide “La Venta 2, frontal view, (Hester), Mar 70P5”

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