Model head

The Olmec lived on the coastal plains bordering what is now Veracruz, on the Gulf of Mexico, in the late pre-Columbian era. Fired clay masks, documented as having been collected from a mound near Soledad in Veracruz , before 1925.

Object Summary

Museum Number 30/1925/4
Simple Name head
Full Name model head / maskette
Common Name model head
Production country Mexico
Material terracotta pottery
Collection class Religion and magic
Collection continent America
Collection area/region CENT
Production county Veracruz
Production continent Latin America and the Caribbean
Function name religion