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Data Record ID: 41
Catalogue ID: stirling_50
Published In: Stirling 1940: 311-312; Stirling 1943b: 55-56 and plate 40, 41
Site: La Venta, Tabasco
Photographer: Richard H. Stewart
Year: 1940
Collection: M.W. Stirling collection, National Anthropological Archives
Notes: La Venta Altar 5, south end. The figure on the front is holding a baby, as are each of the two figures on either side of the altar. This lef the expedition’s staff to refer to this monument as the “Quintuplet Altar.”

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