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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.

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Large standing female ballplayer figurine
Maya Ball player
Brazier with deity combining elements of Tlaloc and Maize God
Anthropomorphic Hacha with a   Bird Headdress
Head of Macuilxochitl (God of Pleasure, Games and Music)
Seated Woman with a Child
Model of ballgame with spectators
Standing Warrior