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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Monument 43. This “mushroom-stool” is carved from hornblende andesite and is 41 cm high with a diameter of 30 cm. Written on slide “Feb 68P5, #6A, H7”

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Monument 41. This monument is carved from basalt, and represents a small crouched jaguar. Right behind it is standing La Venta Monument 40. Written on slide “May 68P13”

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Monument 57. This monument is a headless torso, 73 cm high, 52 cm wide and 28 cm thick, made of a greenish, serpentine-like stone, and polished. Written on slide “Feb 68P5”

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Monument 41. Written on slide “May 68P13, duplicate”

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Monument 58. This monument, carved from green schist, is fractured on all sides. Still visible are the lower lip and part of the fangs of a stylized jaguar mask. Written on slide “Feb 68P5”

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Monument 57. Written on slide “Feb 68P5, Q, H2”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Unknown monument. Written on slide “Parque Olmeca, top view, (Hester), Mar 70P5”

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La Venta, Tabasco

This may be a duplicate of a photo by Richard Stewart from on of the early Stirling-led expeditions.

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Monument 56. Piña Chan described this monument as a “Basalt structure, 124 cm high, which may represent a monkey or possibly a human figure studying the skies.” (page 104) Written on slide “15”

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Monument 56.

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Altar 6. Written on slide “La Venta 6, back of altar; Healy standing at left, (Hester), Mar 70P5”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Work in progress at La Venta. Written on slide “R.J. Squier, S5RE, PSW 45, Reject Test 11”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Work in progress at La Venta. Written on slide “R. J. Squier, Sh3-Ra, Olmec-La Venta Expedition, Mexico, RIS2, Mar 1955, Mound A-5”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Work in progress at La Venta. Written on slide “R.J. Squier, BG16, S5RG, 5/4”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Work in progress at La Venta. Written on slide “Philip Druker, Olmec- La Venta, Mexico, R20, C36, Jun 1955, 24”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Work in progress at La Venta. Written on slide “Philip Drucker, Olmex- La Venta Expedition, Mexico, S4R6, Apr 1955, WP2, PD-59”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Work in progress at La Venta.

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La Venta, Tabasco

Work in progress at La Venta.

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La Venta, Tabasco

Work in progress at La Venta.

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La Venta, Tabasco

Work in progress at La Venta.

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La Venta, Tabasco

Work in progress at La Venta.

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La Venta, Tabasco

Work in progress at La Venta. Written on slide “Philip Drucker; 48 A PSW; S5 R18”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Written on slide “Excavating at platform at N. flank of Pyramid, looking East; X-28; 2/4/55”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Work in progress at La Venta. Written on slide “Philip Drucker; C-3A; R 20”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Pemex bulldozer at work at La Venta. Written on slide “R.J. Squier, S4RC”


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