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 Male Figure
Head
Ocarina, probably a Kinkajou
Conch shell with incised designs
Seated Woman with a Child
Standing Warrior
Wool Pile Cap
Head of Macuilxochitl (God of Pleasure, Games and Music)
Brazier with deity combining elements of Tlaloc and Maize God