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Data Record ID: 96
Catalogue ID: heizer_0840
Published In: Drucker, Heizer and Squier 1959: 197-200 and plate 49 ab
Site: La Venta, Tabasco
Photographer: Unidentified
Year: 1955
Collection: R.F. Heizer collection, National Anthropological Archives
Notes: La Venta Monument 19. The low relief carving on this basalt boulder depicts two figures: one of a seated man with what appears to be a jaguar mask; the other of a rattle snake or plumed serpent encircling the seated figure. Written on slide: “Feb 68P5, La Venta sculpture disc. 1955, 16, 19A”

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