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.

Anthropomorphic Hacha with a Bird Headdress
Gold Crown
Smiling Figure
Large standing female ballplayer figurine
Cylindrical vessel for cacao
Conch shell with incised designs
Brazier with deity combining elements of Tlaloc and Maize God
Finial with bird-helmeted figure
Standing Male
Model of ballgame with spectators
Maya Ball player
Head of Macuilxochitl (God of Pleasure, Games and Music)