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.

Quadruped Vessel with Peccary Feet and a Lid with a Bird-and-Fish Handle
Gold Crown
Stirrup-Spouted Vessel with a Male Portrait
Standing Male
Brazier with deity combining elements of Tlaloc and Maize God
Model of ballgame with spectators
Standing Female Captive
Large standing female ballplayer figurine
Cylindrical vessel for cacao
Maya Ball player
Head of Macuilxochitl (God of Pleasure, Games and Music)
Anthropomorphic Hacha with a Bird Headdress