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Veracruz--Tres Zapotes

 

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<Fig. 8> -- Stone sculpture, ca 4 ft. high, from Tres Zapotes, Veracruz, dated 900-1200 BC (Kubler 1962).

 

 

 

<Fig. 46> -- Sculptured stone head & upper body from the La Venta culture of Tres Zapotes, Mexico, dated prior to 900 BC (Westheim 1950).

 

 

 

<Fig. 1> -- Pottery image of a dog-like animal with a crown from Tres Zapotes, Veracruz, dated ca. 100-200 AD> -- Such “toys” were able to be pulled, but they are believed to be funeral offerings because they show no wear (Pettit & Pettit 1978).