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MEXICO

 

Tabasco

 

 

       Map of Tabasco

 

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Comalcalco

 

<Fig. 137> -- Stone sculpture from Comalcalco, Tabasco, dated 700-800 AD (Stierlin 1981).

 

La Venta

 

<arc466> --  Villahermosa, Tabasco-- Olmec sculpture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

<arc159> --  Colossal head, La Venta, Tabasco (1996)

 

 

 

 

 

<arc160> --  Altar #4, La Venta, Tabasco (1996)

 

 

 

 

 

<arc465> --  La Venta,

Tabasco-- Olmec sculpture

 

 

 

<Fig. 9> -- Stone sculpture, ca 4 ft high, from La Venta, Tabasco, dated 900-1200 BC. (Kubler 1962).

 

 

<Fig. 10> -- Stone sculpture, ca 8 3/4 ft. high, from La Venta, Tabasco, dated 500-1200 BC.

 

 

<Fig. 51> -- Stone htm\\htm/eture from La Venta, Tabasco, dated 1000 BC or earlier (Bailey 1994).

 

 

<Fig. 59> -- Htm\\htm/etures carved from serpentine and jade, from La Venta, Tabasco, dated ca. 600 BC (Stuart 1993).

 

 

<Fig. 60> -- Ceramic sculpture, front and lateral view, 2 1/3rd in. high, from La Venta area, Tabasco, dated 400 BC or earlier (Von Wuthenau 1975).

 

 

<Fig. 61> -- Olmec basalt sculpture of a man gazing at the sky with both hands clasped behind his neck, from la Venta, Tabasco, dated 600 BC or earlier (Stierlin 1981).

 

 

<Fig. 65> -- Ceramic sculpture from la Venta, Tabasco, Mexico, dated 400 BC or earlier (Kubler 1984).

 

 

<Fig. 97> -- “La Abuela” of La Venta, Tabasco, Mexico, dated 500 AD or earlier (Soustelle 1979).

 

 

Pominá

 

<arc493> --  Pominá, Tabasco, general overview

 

 

 

 

<arc494> --  Pominá, Tabasco,Temple platform

 

 

<arc495> --  Pominá, Tabasco, wall sculpture

 

 

<arc496> --  Pominá, Tabasco, wall slculpture

 

 

<arc497> --  Pominá, Tabasco, stela

 

 

<arc498> --  Pominá, Tabasco, stone ball

 

 

<arc499> --  Pominá, Tabasco, ceramic bowl

 

 

 

Tabasco-- Misc. Sites

 

<Fig. 155> -- Wooden statue in pose common to Buddhist art and wearing Buddhist-like attire, from Tabasco, Mexico, dated 600-1200 AD (Shao 1976).

 

 

 

 

 

<Fig. 52> -- Stone sculpture, 4 1/2 in. high, of Olmec culture, southern Mexico, dated 200-1200 BC (Coe 1994).

 

 

 

 

 

<Fig. 177> -- Stone sculpture of a dead man from the Malinche culture, Tabasco, Mexico, dated 1000 AD or earlier (Simoni-Abbat 1976).