Art of the Ancient Americas Highlights

This collection comprises approximately 1,500 objects, crossing cultural boundaries from the Olmec to the Inca and spanning more than 3,000 years. Its strength lies in the art of the Maya and their predecessors and also includes strong representative holdings from Costa Rica, West Mexico, and the Andean regions.

Gold Crown
Head of Macuilxochitl (God of Pleasure, Games and Music)
Quadruped Vessel with Peccary Feet and a Lid with a Bird-and-Fish Handle
Seated Woman with a Child
Anthropomorphic Hacha with a Bird Headdress
Stirrup-Spouted Vessel with a Male Portrait
Smiling Figure
Wool Pile Cap
Standing Male Figure
Brazier with deity combining elements of Tlaloc and Maize God
Model of ballgame with spectators
Head