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Object TitleCara Olmec = Olmec Face
Object Number: 93-13-187
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Guatemala
Culture Area: Mesoamerica
Date Made: 1960's
Early Date: 1960
Late Date: 1969
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert M. Hill II, 1993


Cara olmec. Tuft of hair on top of head. Circular nose. Full cheeks. Carved out eyes - semicircles with holes for pupils. Large, tube-like lips, flattened and elongated. Protruding ears.

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