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La Venta, Tabasco

Overview of the site of La Venta. Standing in the foreground is Robert Heizer. Part of the some enclosure of the Ceremonial Court is visible in the background. written on slide “May 71P3”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Unidentified. written on slide “Sc70”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Detail of the bastion or the Southwest Platform.

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La Venta, Tabasco

Southwest Platform.

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La Venta, Tabasco

Overview of part of the site of La Venta. Written on slide “Sc90F”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Overview of part of the site of La Venta. To the left the basalt columns of the court are visible. Written on slide “Sc65B”

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La Venta, Tabasco

The basalt columns of the Court. Stirling had started clearing this area in 1942, but had left the basalt columns still halfway into the ground. Written on slide “Sc. 84D”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Work in progress at the Southwest Platform. Written on slide “Sc.92B”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Southwest Platform. Written on slide “Sc.93C”

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La Venta, Tabasco

In the background La Venta Monument 7. Written on slide “**1”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Southwest Platform. Written on slide “Sc.45D”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Jaguar mask mosaic, Southwest Platform. Written on slide “Sc 104C”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Map identifying the Olmec heartland and cultural areas surrounding the Olmec.

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La Venta, Tabasco

Map of the Olmec heartland, marking several Olmec sites.

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La Venta, Tabasco

Schematic drawing of part of the site of La Venta. Written on slide “5”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Map of the Gulf Coast, marking Olmec sites. Written on slide “Oct 75P3”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Unidentified.

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La Venta, Tabasco

Overview of the Court, at the beginning of excavations. Written on slide “X, 14”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Schematic drawing of soil and Massive Offering No. 2 underneath La Venta Monument 7, the basalt column tomb.

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Cache Tomb E Written on slide “National Geographic Society, Aug 62, R.H. Stewart, 00, Aug 62W Rej.”

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Cache Tomb E Written on slide “46”

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Cache Tomb E Written on slide “9, 37”

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Ceremonial Court. “Part of row of basalt columns along east side of Court. Before removal of upper drift sands, only the dark tops of some of the columns protruded above the surface.” (plate 1”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Part of the basalt column enclosure of the La Venta Ceremonial Court. This partially enclosed area measures 188 feet (east-west) by 135 feet (north-south). During the 1943 expedition, Stirling excavated some of the basalt columns. The 1955 expedition however, uncovered most of the columns.

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La Venta, Tabasco

Offerings from La Venta Sandstone Cist, Mound A-3. Written on slide “Nat. Geo. Soc., R.H. Stewart, duplicate, 33, MUS3 Aug 62 W”


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