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Data Record ID: 97
Catalogue ID: heizer_1289
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 carving on this monument seems to follow the natural outline of the boulder. According to Drucker, Heizer and Squier, this “implies absence of convention-bound art together with great virtuosity of the artist.” (page 197) Written on slide: “19”

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