Male Figure from Nayarit, Mexico
This sculpture of a male figure dates from 200 BCE-500 CE. It is a polychrome ceramic. It comes from what's presently Nayarit, Mexico. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)
Nayarit Cermaic House with Figures
This charming ceramic was made between 100 BCE-250 CE in Nayarit, Mexico. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)
Ceremonial Metate in the Form of a Jaguar
This ceremonial metate in the form of a jaguar dates from 600-700 CE and is made of stone. It comes from Guápiles, Limón, Costa Rica. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)
Maya Noble Relief from Tabasco
This Maya relief depicting a nobleman is made from chalkstone, and it comes from what is present-day Tabasco, Mexico. It dates from the Late Classic Period around the year 780 CE. (Museum Rietberg, Zürich).
Mayan Ocarina Depicting the Death God Ah
Ah Puch, the Mayan god of death, is often represented as having an owl's head since owls were considered symbols of death to the ancient Maya. This figurine dates to c. 600-800 CE, which coincides with the Classic Period in Mayan history...
Maya Ruins, Tulum - 3D View
Tulum is the site of a pre-Columbian Mayan walled city serving as a major port for Cobá. The ruins are situated on 12-meter (39 ft) tall cliffs along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula on the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo...
Maya Rain God, Tulum - 3D View
The Temple of the Frescoes at the Maya city of Tulum in Quintana Roo, Mexico. Spectacularly located on a cliff overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, Tulum is a Mayan settlement that flourished in the 13th cent. CE until the...
Olmec Head from San Lorenzo - 3D View
San Lorenzo Colossal Head 6 is one of the smaller examples of colossal heads, standing 1.67 m. It measures 1.41 m wide by 1.26 m deep and is estimated to weigh between 8 and 10 tons. The head was discovered by a farmworker and was excavated...
Classical Maya Lintel - 3D View
Scanned at the British Museum. Plaque Reads: “On the second lintel from Structure 23 at Yaxchilan, the sacrificial offering of blood conjures up a visionary manifestation of Yat-Balam, founding ancestor of the dynasty of Yaxchilan. In...
Veracruz Smiling Figurine
A standing man smiling (600 - 800 CE), Veracruz, Central Region Culture Gulf Coast, Remojada style, recent classic, terracotta. Musée d'Art et d'Histoire (Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels, Belgium). Made with CapturingReality. For more...