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Shell with Seated Noble
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1965.550CCCC0
Seated Male Carrying Maize
Central Mexico, Aztec style, 13th-16th century
1949.555CCCC0
Seated Figure
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1941.390CCCC0
Reclining Figure
Mexico, Gulf Coast, 4th-7th Century
1948.355CCCC0
Front Face of a Stela (Free-standing Stone with Relief)
Mesoamerica, Guatemala, Department of the Petén, El Perú (also known as Waka'), Maya people (AD 250-900), Classic Period
1967.29CCCC0
Seated Figure
Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec style, 300 BC-AD 700
1954.857CCCC0
Head
Mexico, Classic Veracruz, 7th-10th Century
1940.11CCCC0
Kneeling Figure
Mexico, Guerrero, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1951.179CCCC0
Head Fragment
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1961.31CCCC0
Figure of a Warrior
Central Mexico, Tetzcoco?, Aztec, Post-Classic Period
1984.37CCCC0
Panel with Royal Woman
Maya style, Mexico or Guatemala, Usumacinta River region, Classic Period, 250-900
1962.32CCCC0
Stela Fragment
Mexico, Veracruz?, 600-950 AD
1959.334CCCC0
Stela Fragment
Mexico, Veracruz?, 600-950 AD
1959.334.aCCCC0
Stela Fragment
Mexico, Veracruz?, 600-950 AD
1959.334.bCCCC0
Male Dog
West Mexico, Colima, Comala style
1964.37CCCC0
Shell Pendant
Mexico, Oaxaca, Mixtec style
1952.86CCCC0
Head of a Young Noble
Honduras, Copán, Structure 10L-22A, Maya style
1953.154CCCC0
Eccentric Flint
Guatemala, Quirigua, Maya style
1950.161CCCC0
Ballgame Palma
Mexico, Gulf Coast, Classic Veracruz style
1973.3CCCC0
Elongated Mask Ornament
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1967.154CCCC0
Celt with Deity
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1954.856CCCC0
Vessel with Ballplayer
Mexico, Yucatán, Maya (Chocholá) style
1990.180CCCC0
Painted Vase with Ruler and Scribe
Guatemala, Northern Peten or Mexico, Southern Campeche, Maya, Late Classic, 7th-10th Century
1990.181CCCC0
Vessel with Butterfly Headdress
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, 1-550
1990.231CCCC0
"Horned" Male (Dwarf?)
West Mexico, Colima, Comala style
1991.20CCCC0
Ballgame Hip Protector (Yoke)
Mexico, Gulf Coast, Classic Veracruz style
1973.213CCCC0
Small Mask Ornament
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1949.21CCCC0
Urn Figure Head Fragment
Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec
1990.275CCCC0
Two Artisans
Guatemala, Petén region, Maya style (250-900), Maya style
1994.12CCCC0
Artisan
Guatemala, Petén region, Maya style (250-900), Maya style
1994.12.1CCCC0
Artisan
Guatemala, Petén region, Maya style (250-900), Maya style
1994.12.2CCCC0
Basin with Feathered Serpent
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1965.20CCCC0
Pedestal Bowl
Mexico, Cholula?, Mixteca-Puebla Style, 10th-16th century
1951.317CCCC0
Ornament
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1950.153CCCC0
Warrior Figurine with Removable Headdress
Mexico, Yucatán, Jaina Island region, Campeche, Maya style
1963.93CCCC0
No image available
Mexico, Yucatán, Jaina Island region, Campeche, Maya style
1963.93.aCCCC0
No image available
Mexico, Yucatán, Jaina Island region, Campeche, Maya style
1963.93.bCCCC0
Head Ornament
Honduras, Copan, Maya, 7th-10th Century
1947.176CCCC0
Feathered Serpent (Quetzalcoatl)
Central Mexico, Aztec or modern, Post-Classic Period or modern
1941.46CCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, Classic Period
1942.1094CCCC0
Ballgame Palma
Mexico, Gulf Coast, Classic Veracruz style
1990.249CCCC0
Cylindrical Vessel with Palace Scene
Mexico or Central America, Maya stye
1967.203CCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1990.229CCCC0
Carved Stone Vessel
Northwest Honduras, Ulúa Valley, 8th-10th century
1990.9CCCC0
Mirror Back with Great Goddess
Guatemala(?), Escuintla, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1989.65CCCC0
Seated Female Figure
Mexico, Nayarit, Chinesco Style
1990.270CCCC0
Vessel with Crested Heads
West Mexico, Colima, Comala style
1990.262CCCC0
Plate
Mexico, Campeche, Maya
1990.182CCCC0
Ballgame Thin Stone Head (Hacha)
Mexico, Gulf Coast, Classic Veracruz style
1990.248CCCC0
Urn Figure
Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec
1990.277CCCC0
Seated Figurine
Mexico, Gulf Coast, Huastec area (near Pánuco), 1st-8th Century
1966.17CCCC0
Seated Male Figure
Mexico, Jalisco, Zacatecas Style
1990.268CCCC0
Pair of Seated Figures
Mexico, Nayarit, 1st century BC-4th century AD
1998.83CCCC0
Female Seated Figure
Mexico, Nayarit, 1st century BC-4th century AD
1998.83.1CCCC0
Male Seated Figure
Mexico, Nayarit, 1st century BC-4th century AD
1998.83.2CCCC0
Figurine Pendant
Mexico, Oaxaca, Mixtec style
1945.121CCCC0
Ballgame Thin Stone Head (Hacha)
South or southeast Mesoamerica, Classic Veracruz style
1990.254CCCC0
Bowl
Mexico, South-central Veracruz
1990.251CCCC0
Miniature Mask
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1951.319CCCC0
Ballgame Thin Stone Head (Hacha)
Mexico, Gulf Coast, Classic Veracruz style
2001.89CCCC0
Bar Bead
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1950.377CCCC0
Yoke
Mexico, Classic Veracruz Style, 7th-10th Century
1943.662CCCC0
Head of a Wind God
Mexico, Classic Veracruz (Totonac or Tajin), Early Classic, 5th-7th Century
1945.124CCCC0
Tripod Bowl
Honduras, Ulúa Valley, 7th-10th century
1990.171CCCC0
Conch Shell Trumpet Vessel
West Mexico, Colima, Comala style
1966.127CCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1950.409CCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, Classic Period
1921.1701CCCC0
Carvel Vessel with an Underworld Diety (God L)
Mexico, Yucatán Peninsula, Maya (Chocholá) style
1970.35CCCC0
Bowl with Rattle Base
Mexico, Cholula?, Mixteca-Puebla Style, 10th-16th century
1962.249CCCC0
Ornament
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1972.3CCCC0
Figurine Head Fragment
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, Classic Period
1921.1709CCCC0
Pair of Ear Ornaments
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1990.264CCCC0
No image available
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1990.264.1CCCC0
No image available
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1990.264.2CCCC0
Ring-Base Vessel
Honduras, Maya, Ulúa Valley, 7th-10th Century
1990.170CCCC0
Carved Tube
Mexico, Oaxaca, Mixtec, 13th-16th century
1949.196CCCC0
Deity Plaque
Mexico or Central America, Maya, 4th-7th Century
1951.159CCCC0
Standing Figure
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1990.219CCCC0
Incensario (Incense Burner) Support
Mesoamerica, Maya, Palenque region, Classic Period (250-900) or modern
1965.248CCCC0
Ceremonial Axe-Head
Mexico, Classic Veracruz
1945.33CCCC0
Ornament
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1949.19CCCC0
Head in Mouth of Snake
Central Mexico, Aztec, Post-Classic Period
1948.356CCCC0
Head
Mexico, Classic Veracruz
1947.26CCCC0
Ornament
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1952.119CCCC0
Head
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1953.369CCCC0
Tlaloc
Central Mexico, Aztec, 13th-16th century
1966.361CCCC0
Carved Vessel
Mexico, Campeche, Maya, Chocholá Style
1990.173CCCC0
Miniature Mask
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1949.470CCCC0
Pectoral Ornament
Mexico, Guerrero, Ichcatiopan, Mixtec or Aztec style
1983.190CCCC0
Axe
Mexico or Central America, Maya
1997.170CCCC0
Deer Effigy Vessel
Mesoamerica, Maya style, Classic Period
1997.60CCCC0
Vessel with Deity Mask
Central Mexico (Las Bocas, Puebla?), Olmec, Formative Period
2002.67CCCC0
Butterfly Nose Ornament
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, Classic Period
1990.263.2CCCC0
Standing Female with Basket
Mesoamerica, Veracruz, Nopiloa style, 7th-10th century
2004.67CCCC0
Carved Bowl
Mesoamerica, reportedly the Tepecoacuilco River Valley, Guerrero, Olmec style (1200-300 BC), Formative Period
2013.29CCCC0
Ornament
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1993.7CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Shell with Seated Noble
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1965.550Conch shellOverall: 16.6 x 7.9 x 3.5 cm (6 9/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Seated Male Carrying Maize
Central Mexico, Aztec style, 13th-16th century
1949.555Stone, pigmentOverall: 31.1 x 24.1 x 30.5 cm (12 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 12 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Seated Figure
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1941.390AlbititeOverall: 11 x 6.2 x 3.9 cm (4 5/16 x 2 7/16 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Reclining Figure
Mexico, Gulf Coast, 4th-7th Century
1948.355Stone, pigment tracesOverall: 16.8 x 17.7 cm (6 5/8 x 6 15/16 in.)In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Humphreys, gift of their daughter HelenCCCC0
Front Face of a Stela (Free-standing Stone with Relief)
Mesoamerica, Guatemala, Department of the Petén, El Perú (also known as Waka'), Maya people (AD 250-900), Classic Period
1967.29LimestoneOverall: 274.4 x 182.3 cm (108 1/16 x 71 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Seated Figure
Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec style, 300 BC-AD 700
1954.857Ceramic, slipOverall: 32.2 x 17.9 x 18.8 cm (12 11/16 x 7 1/16 x 7 3/8 in.)Gift of the Hanna FundCCCC0
Head
Mexico, Classic Veracruz, 7th-10th Century
1940.11EarthenwareOverall: 17 x 13.5 x 8.9 cm (6 11/16 x 5 5/16 x 3 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Kneeling Figure
Mexico, Guerrero, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1951.179StoneOverall: 26.3 x 20 x 21.3 cm (10 3/8 x 7 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Head Fragment
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1961.31JadeiteOverall: 7.4 x 6.2 x 5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 7/16 x 1 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Figure of a Warrior
Central Mexico, Tetzcoco?, Aztec, Post-Classic Period
1984.37Gold-silver-copper alloy (cast)Overall: 11.2 x 6.1 cm (4 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Panel with Royal Woman
Maya style, Mexico or Guatemala, Usumacinta River region, Classic Period, 250-900
1962.32LimestoneOverall: 60.4 x 69.8 cm (23 3/4 x 27 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Stela Fragment
Mexico, Veracruz?, 600-950 AD
1959.334LimestoneEach: 31.8 x 30.8 x 12.2 cm (12 1/2 x 12 1/8 x 4 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Stela Fragment
Mexico, Veracruz?, 600-950 AD
1959.334.aLimestoneOverall: 31.8 x 30.8 x 12.2 cm (12 1/2 x 12 1/8 x 4 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Stela Fragment
Mexico, Veracruz?, 600-950 AD
1959.334.bLimestoneOverall: 31.8 x 30.8 x 12.2 cm (12 1/2 x 12 1/8 x 4 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Male Dog
West Mexico, Colima, Comala style
1964.37Earthenware with burnished red slipOverall: 39.5 x 20.8 x 47.8 cm (15 9/16 x 8 3/16 x 18 13/16 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Shell Pendant
Mexico, Oaxaca, Mixtec style
1952.86GoldOverall: 7.7 x 2.2 cm (3 1/16 x 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Head of a Young Noble
Honduras, Copán, Structure 10L-22A, Maya style
1953.154StoneOverall: 53.3 x 35.6 x 52.1 cm (21 x 14 x 20 1/2 in.); Former: 52.8 x 35.3 cm (20 13/16 x 13 7/8 in.)Gift of the Hanna FundCCCC0
Eccentric Flint
Guatemala, Quirigua, Maya style
1950.161Chipped flintOverall: 34.6 x 19.3 cm (13 5/8 x 7 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ballgame Palma
Mexico, Gulf Coast, Classic Veracruz style
1973.3StoneOverall: 49.2 x 23.5 x 11.4 cm (19 3/8 x 9 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Elongated Mask Ornament
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1967.154GreenstoneOverall: 13.8 cm (5 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James B. Wadhams in memory of Miss Helen HumphreysCCCC0
Celt with Deity
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1954.856StoneOverall: 32.2 x 14 x 11.5 cm (12 11/16 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of the Hanna FundCCCC0
Vessel with Ballplayer
Mexico, Yucatán, Maya (Chocholá) style
1990.180Earthenware, pigmentDiameter: 18.1 x 15.6 cm (7 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Overall: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Painted Vase with Ruler and Scribe
Guatemala, Northern Peten or Mexico, Southern Campeche, Maya, Late Classic, 7th-10th Century
1990.181Pottery with burnished, colored slipsOverall: 24.5 x 10.5 cm (9 5/8 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Vessel with Butterfly Headdress
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, 1-550
1990.231Ceramic, stucco, pigmentDiameter: 15.6 x 15.8 cm (6 1/8 x 6 1/4 in.); Overall: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
"Horned" Male (Dwarf?)
West Mexico, Colima, Comala style
1991.20Earthenware with colored slips, black burial depositsOverall: 41.5 x 24.9 x 24.7 cm (16 5/16 x 9 13/16 x 9 3/4 in.)Fiftieth anniversary gift of the Womens Council in honor of the Museum's Seventy-fifth anniversaryCCCC0
Ballgame Hip Protector (Yoke)
Mexico, Gulf Coast, Classic Veracruz style
1973.213Greenstone, pigmentOverall: 41.5 x 37.5 x 11 cm (16 5/16 x 14 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Small Mask Ornament
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1949.21JadeiteOverall: 7 x 5 cm (2 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Urn Figure Head Fragment
Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec
1990.275EarthenwareOverall: 17.2 x 22.5 x 13.7 cm (6 3/4 x 8 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Two Artisans
Guatemala, Petén region, Maya style (250-900), Maya style
1994.12Earthenware with colored slipsOverall: 56.5 x 22 x 35.5 cm (22 1/4 x 8 11/16 x 14 in.); Part 2: 59 x 26 x 22 cm (23 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 8 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Artisan
Guatemala, Petén region, Maya style (250-900), Maya style
1994.12.1Earthenware with colored slipsOverall: 56.5 x 22 x 35.5 cm (22 1/4 x 8 11/16 x 14 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Artisan
Guatemala, Petén region, Maya style (250-900), Maya style
1994.12.2Earthenware with colored slipsOverall: 59 x 26 x 22 cm (23 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 8 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Basin with Feathered Serpent
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1965.20Earthenware, stucco, pigmentDiameter: 16.2 x 34.5 x 34.5 cm (6 3/8 x 13 9/16 x 13 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pedestal Bowl
Mexico, Cholula?, Mixteca-Puebla Style, 10th-16th century
1951.317Earthenware with colored slipsDiameter: 14.4 x 18.6 cm (5 11/16 x 7 5/16 in.); Overall: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ornament
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1950.153GreenstoneOverall: 4.8 x 8 cm (1 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.)In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Humphreys, gift of their daughter HelenCCCC0
Warrior Figurine with Removable Headdress
Mexico, Yucatán, Jaina Island region, Campeche, Maya style
1963.93Earthenware with pigmentOverall: 26.1 cm (10 1/4 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
No image available
Mexico, Yucatán, Jaina Island region, Campeche, Maya style
1963.93.aEarthenware with pigmentOverall: 26.1 cm (10 1/4 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
No image available
Mexico, Yucatán, Jaina Island region, Campeche, Maya style
1963.93.bEarthenware with pigmentOverall: 26.1 cm (10 1/4 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Head Ornament
Honduras, Copan, Maya, 7th-10th Century
1947.176JadeOverall: 7.7 x 3.8 cm (3 1/16 x 1 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. R. Henry Norweb in memory of her aunt, Delia Holden WhiteCCCC0
Feathered Serpent (Quetzalcoatl)
Central Mexico, Aztec or modern, Post-Classic Period or modern
1941.46StoneOverall: 27.7 x 20.1 x 22 cm (10 7/8 x 7 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, Classic Period
1942.1094GreenstoneOverall: 19 x 23.2 x 9.8 cm (7 1/2 x 9 1/8 x 3 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ballgame Palma
Mexico, Gulf Coast, Classic Veracruz style
1990.249Stone, pigment tracesOverall: 42.7 x 8.3 x 19.6 cm (16 13/16 x 3 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Cylindrical Vessel with Palace Scene
Mexico or Central America, Maya stye
1967.203Earthenware with colored slipsDiameter: 19 x 11.3 cm (7 1/2 x 4 7/16 in.); Overall: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)Gift of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1990.229StoneOverall: 15.7 x 15.3 x 7.9 cm (6 3/16 x 6 x 3 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Carved Stone Vessel
Northwest Honduras, Ulúa Valley, 8th-10th century
1990.9MarbleOverall: 27 x 30.3 x 17.4 cm (10 5/8 x 11 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mirror Back with Great Goddess
Guatemala(?), Escuintla, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1989.65Slate, pigment; other side originally inlaid with polished pyrite mirrorOverall: 20.1 x 0.2 cm (7 15/16 x 1/16 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Seated Female Figure
Mexico, Nayarit, Chinesco Style
1990.270Earthenware with burnished, colored slips and resist patterningOverall: 23.5 x 16 x 14 cm (9 1/4 x 6 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Vessel with Crested Heads
West Mexico, Colima, Comala style
1990.262Earthenware with colored slip, black burial depositsDiameter: 22.2 x 32.8 cm (8 3/4 x 12 15/16 in.); Overall: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Plate
Mexico, Campeche, Maya
1990.182Earthenware with colored slipsOverall: 6.5 x 41.5 cm (2 9/16 x 16 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Ballgame Thin Stone Head (Hacha)
Mexico, Gulf Coast, Classic Veracruz style
1990.248Stone, pigment tracesOverall: 23.7 x 6.9 x 15.8 cm (9 5/16 x 2 11/16 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Urn Figure
Mexico, Oaxaca, Zapotec
1990.277EarthenwareOverall: 26.1 x 16.3 x 16.3 cm (10 1/4 x 6 7/16 x 6 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Seated Figurine
Mexico, Gulf Coast, Huastec area (near Pánuco), 1st-8th Century
1966.17EarthenwareOverall: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Seated Male Figure
Mexico, Jalisco, Zacatecas Style
1990.268Earthenware with colored slipsOverall: 40.6 x 23.1 x 19.5 cm (16 x 9 1/8 x 7 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Pair of Seated Figures
Mexico, Nayarit, 1st century BC-4th century AD
1998.83CeramicAverage: 52.3 x 30.5 x 29.5 cm (20 9/16 x 12 x 11 5/8 in.); Part 2: 56 x 31.8 x 30.5 cm (22 1/16 x 12 1/2 x 12 in.)Gift of Clara Taplin RankinCCCC0
Female Seated Figure
Mexico, Nayarit, 1st century BC-4th century AD
1998.83.1CeramicAverage: 52.3 x 30.5 x 29.5 cm (20 9/16 x 12 x 11 5/8 in.)Gift of Clara Taplin RankinCCCC0
Male Seated Figure
Mexico, Nayarit, 1st century BC-4th century AD
1998.83.2CeramicAverage: 56 x 31.8 x 30.5 cm (22 1/16 x 12 1/2 x 12 in.)Gift of Clara Taplin RankinCCCC0
Figurine Pendant
Mexico, Oaxaca, Mixtec style
1945.121JadeOverall: 6.1 x 2 x 2.3 cm (2 3/8 x 13/16 x 7/8 in.)In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Humphreys, gift of their daughter HelenCCCC0
Ballgame Thin Stone Head (Hacha)
South or southeast Mesoamerica, Classic Veracruz style
1990.254Stone, pigment tracesOverall: 25.3 x 4.5 x 18.6 cm (9 15/16 x 1 3/4 x 7 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Bowl
Mexico, South-central Veracruz
1990.251Molded, carved, and burnished potteryDiameter: 17.8 cm (7 in.); Overall: 11 x 18 cm (4 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Miniature Mask
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1951.319GreenstoneOverall: 6.9 x 6.2 cm (2 11/16 x 2 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ballgame Thin Stone Head (Hacha)
Mexico, Gulf Coast, Classic Veracruz style
2001.89Stone, pigmentOverall: 61.6 x 20 x 8.8 cm (24 1/4 x 7 7/8 x 3 7/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Bar Bead
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1950.377Jadeite-albitite, modern black pigmentOverall: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Yoke
Mexico, Classic Veracruz Style, 7th-10th Century
1943.662StoneOverall: 41.5 x 38.5 x 11.5 cm (16 5/16 x 15 3/16 x 4 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Head of a Wind God
Mexico, Classic Veracruz (Totonac or Tajin), Early Classic, 5th-7th Century
1945.124Gray volcanic stoneOverall: 21.1 x 15.3 x 16.2 cm (8 5/16 x 6 x 6 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel D. WiseCCCC0
Tripod Bowl
Honduras, Ulúa Valley, 7th-10th century
1990.171MarbleOverall: 8.1 x 6.9 x 10.9 cm (3 3/16 x 2 11/16 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Conch Shell Trumpet Vessel
West Mexico, Colima, Comala style
1966.127EarthenwareOverall: 15.5 x 23.5 x 26.6 cm (6 1/8 x 9 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade IIICCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1950.409StoneOverall: 13.4 x 12.8 x 6.7 cm (5 1/4 x 5 1/16 x 2 5/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Mask
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, Classic Period
1921.1701Ceramic, slipOverall: 11 x 18.1 x 5.7 cm (4 5/16 x 7 1/8 x 2 1/4 in.)Gift of Edward B. GreeneCCCC0
Carvel Vessel with an Underworld Diety (God L)
Mexico, Yucatán Peninsula, Maya (Chocholá) style
1970.35Earthenware, slip, pigmentOverall: 14.7 x 16.1 cm (5 13/16 x 6 5/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Bowl with Rattle Base
Mexico, Cholula?, Mixteca-Puebla Style, 10th-16th century
1962.249Earthenware with colored slipsDiameter: 7.9 x 11 cm (3 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.); Overall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)Bequest of Jane Taft IngallsCCCC0
Ornament
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1972.3JadeiteOverall: 14.9 x 3.2 cm (5 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Figurine Head Fragment
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, Classic Period
1921.1709Ceramic, pigmentDiameter: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.); Overall: 9.2 x 8.5 cm (3 5/8 x 3 3/8 in.)Gift of Edward B. GreeneCCCC0
Pair of Ear Ornaments
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1990.264Jadeite-albitite(?)Diameter: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.); Overall: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
No image available
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1990.264.1Jadeite-albitite(?)Diameter: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.); Overall: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
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Central Mexico, Teotihuacán style, Classic Period
1990.264.2Jadeite-albitite(?)Diameter: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.); Overall: 2.6 cm (1 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Ring-Base Vessel
Honduras, Maya, Ulúa Valley, 7th-10th Century
1990.170MarbleOverall: 9.5 x 13.5 x 10.1 cm (3 3/4 x 5 5/16 x 4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Carved Tube
Mexico, Oaxaca, Mixtec, 13th-16th century
1949.196BoneDiameter: 2.6 cm (1 in.); Overall: 15.1 cm (5 15/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Deity Plaque
Mexico or Central America, Maya, 4th-7th Century
1951.159JadeOverall: 9 x 7.4 cm (3 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Standing Figure
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1990.219SerpentineOverall: 10.6 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm (4 3/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Incensario (Incense Burner) Support
Mesoamerica, Maya, Palenque region, Classic Period (250-900) or modern
1965.248Earthenware with pigmentsOverall: 92.1 x 48.3 x 24.8 cm (36 1/4 x 19 x 9 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ceremonial Axe-Head
Mexico, Classic Veracruz
1945.33StoneOverall: 20 x 6.8 x 14.3 cm (7 7/8 x 2 11/16 x 5 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ornament
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1949.19GreenstoneOverall: 4.8 x 2.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Head in Mouth of Snake
Central Mexico, Aztec, Post-Classic Period
1948.356GreenstoneOverall: 5.4 x 5.3 x 4.8 cm (2 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 1 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. S. IngallsCCCC0
Head
Mexico, Classic Veracruz
1947.26PotteryOverall: 17 x 20 x 14.5 cm (6 11/16 x 7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. S. IngallsCCCC0
Ornament
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1952.119GreenstoneOverall: 6.4 x 4.6 cm (2 1/2 x 1 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Head
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1953.369StoneOverall: 17 x 13.3 cm (6 11/16 x 5 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tlaloc
Central Mexico, Aztec, 13th-16th century
1966.361StoneOverall: 29 x 19.5 x 13.5 cm (11 7/16 x 7 11/16 x 5 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Carved Vessel
Mexico, Campeche, Maya, Chocholá Style
1990.173EarthenwareOverall: 12.1 x 16.3 cm (4 3/4 x 6 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Miniature Mask
Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC
1949.470JadeiteOverall: 3.8 x 3.2 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pectoral Ornament
Mexico, Guerrero, Ichcatiopan, Mixtec or Aztec style
1983.190Gold, jadeiteOverall: 8 x 7.2 cm (3 1/8 x 2 13/16 in.)Gift of James C. Gruener in memory of his wife, Florence Crowell GruenerCCCC0
Axe
Mexico or Central America, Maya
1997.170Chipped flintOverall: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Deer Effigy Vessel
Mesoamerica, Maya style, Classic Period
1997.60EarthenwareOverall: 22.8 x 24.7 x 18 cm (9 x 9 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Vessel with Deity Mask
Central Mexico (Las Bocas, Puebla?), Olmec, Formative Period
2002.67Ceramic, traces of pigmentOverall: 18 x 17.1 x 15.9 cm (7 1/16 x 6 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Butterfly Nose Ornament
Central Mexico, Teotihuacán, Classic Period
1990.263.2Jadeite-albitite?Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
Standing Female with Basket
Mesoamerica, Veracruz, Nopiloa style, 7th-10th century
2004.67Ceramic, slipOverall: 19.8 x 21.4 x 8.4 cm (7 13/16 x 8 7/16 x 3 5/16 in.)General Acquisition FundCCCC0
Carved Bowl
Mesoamerica, reportedly the Tepecoacuilco River Valley, Guerrero, Olmec style (1200-300 BC), Formative Period
2013.29Stone (travertine)Overall: 13.3 x 23.5 x 10.2 cm (5 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ornament
Mexico or Central America, Maya style
1993.7Jadeite-albititeOverall: 6.7 x 0.7 x 7.5 cm (2 5/8 x 1/4 x 2 15/16 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0