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Data Record ID: 68
Catalogue ID: heizer_1276
Published In: de la Fuente 1994: 216-217
Site: Tres Zapotes, Veracruz
Photographer: Unidentified
Year: post - 1967
Collection: R.F. Heizer collection, National Anthropological Archives
Notes: Colossal head, Tres Zapotes Monument 3. Of the 17 colossal heads discovered to date, the head of la Cobata appears to be the only one that has its eyes closed and thus may in fact represent a deceased person. At 3.4 metres, this head is the tallest of the 17 known heads. Written on slide: “Mar 75H8, duplicate”

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