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.

Standing Female Captive
Cylindrical vessel for cacao
Conch shell with incised designs
Maya Ball player
Finial with bird-helmeted figure
Standing Male
Large standing female ballplayer figurine
Ocarina, probably a Kinkajou
Brazier with deity combining elements of Tlaloc and Maize God