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CRISTO CRUCIFICADO, c. 1835
Jose Aragon (Mexican, Nuevo Mexico, 1796-1850)
wood, gesso, cotton textile, paint
Gift of an anonymous benefactor In prayerful memory of the Nicholas Scherer and John Austgen families, early settlers of northwest Indiana, whose religious needs were faithfully served by the Holy Cross Religious of Notre Dame, to whom the families are eternally grateful.
2001.045

CELT WITH QUARTZ VEINS, Neo-Indian Period IIIa, A.D. 200-700
Arawak Islands Caribbean culture (Hispanola, Puerto Rico, Neo-Indian Period IIIa, A.D. 200-700)
greenstone
Gift of Mr. Peter David Joralemon
1992.058.001

BOWL WITH DEATH'S HEAD ADORNOS, Early-Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1000-1500
Taino Caribbean culture (Hispanola, Puerto Rico, Late Prehistoric period, Capa phase, A.D. 1200-1500)
earthenware
Gift of Peter David Joralemon
1994.053.016

THREE-POINTER ZEMI, A.D. 1200-1500
Taino Caribbean culture (Hispanola, Puerto Rico, Late Prehistoric period, Capa phase, A.D. 1200-1500)
stone
On loan from William Rodriguez
L2000.053

TUBULAR PRESTIGE BEAD, Late Period IV, A.D. 1-500
Guanacaste Nicoya Costa Rica culture (Guanacaste and Nicoya departments, Late Period VI, A.D. 1200-1400)
jadite
Gift of the Art Management Company
1980.069.001

STANDING WERE-JAGUAR PENDANT, Period VI,A.D. 1000-1530
Panama Chiriqui/Costa Rica culture (Costa Rica/Panama, Periods V-VI, 850-1600)
tumbaga
Gift of Mrs. Robert Parkes and the Kennett B. Block Family in memory of Genevieve Block Joyce, mother of Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C.
1995.034.001

AVIAN PENDANT IN THE FORM OF A BAT, Period VI,A.D. 1000-1530
Panama Chiriqui/Costa Rica culture (Costa Rica/Panama, Periods V-VI, 850-1600)
tumbaga

1995.034.002

AVIAN PENDANT IN THE FORM OF A HARPY EAGLE, Period VI,A.D. 1000-1530
Panama Chiriqui/Costa Rica culture (Costa Rica/Panama, Periods V-VI, 850-1600)
tumbaga

1995.034.003

NUESTRA SENORA DE GUADALUPE, Febrero 15, 1729
Undetermined Mexican artist
oil on canvas
Donated by Mr. Ignacio Aranguren, his wife Pirri, and their sons Luis ('84), Ignacio ('85) and Santiago ('92)
2002.018

NUESTRA SENORA DE LORETO WITH DONORS, 1675-1700
Undetermined Colonial Peruvian School artist
oil on canvas
Purchase funds provided by Fritz and Milly Kaeser Liturgical Endowment
2001.024

SAN MIGUEL CASTNG SATAN FROM HEAVEN, 1770-1810
Undetermined Colonial Peruvian School artist
oil on canvas
Purchase funds provided by Janet and Tony Unruh
2002.004.001

FLAGELLATION OF CHRIST, 1675-1700
Undetermined Colonial Peruvian School artist
oil on canvas
Purchase funds provided by Janet and Tony Unruh
2002.004.002

EHECATL FIGURINE SEATED ATOP A STEPPED PYRAMID, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1200-1521
Aztec culture (Mexico, Valley of Mexico, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1350-1521)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L1999.008.006

EHECATL FIGURINE SEATED ATOP A STEPPED PYRAMID, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1200-1521
Aztec culture (Mexico, Valley of Mexico, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1350-1521)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L2000.065.003

PITCHER WITH GADROONED BASE AND LOOP HANDLE, Late Postclassic period, A.D. 1200 - 1521
Aztec culture (Mexico, Valley of Mexico, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1350-1521)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.049

PLATE, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1350-1521
Aztec culture (Mexico, Valley of Mexico, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1350-1521)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.050

BOWL WITH SNAKES PAINTED ON EXTERIOR, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1350-1521
Aztec culture (Mexico, Valley of Mexico, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1350-1521)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.051

INCENSARIO WITH DEITY FACE PANEL WEARING TLALOC HEADDRESS, Late Post Classic period,A.D. 1200-1521
Aztec culture (Mexico, Colima, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1300-1521)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1999.002.001

XANTIL FIGURE WEARING AVIAN BODY HELMET, A.D. 1350-1521
Aztec culture (Mexico, Colima, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1300-1521)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from a private collection
L2000.034.016

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH UPRAISED RIGHT ARM, Middle Preclassic Period, 1100-300 B.C.
Chalcatzingo culture (Mexico, Morelos, Early-Middle Preclassic period, 1300-500 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L1999.008.002

STANDING HOLLOW POLYCHROMED FEMALE FIGURINE , Middle-Late Preclassic periods, 500 -1 B.C.
Chupicuaro culture (Mexico, Guanajuato, Late Preclassic period, 500-0 BC)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.041

STANDING BALLPLAYER FIGURINE WITH KNEEPAD, Middle-Late Preclassic periods, 500 - 1 B.C.
Chupicuaro culture (Mexico, Guanajuato, Late Preclassic period, 500-0 BC)
slipped and painted earthenware
Humana Endowment Purchase
2001.008.012

FEMALE FIGURINE WITH BALLPLAYER'S ARM BAND, Middle-Late Preclassic periods, 500 - 1 B.C.
Chupicuaro culture (Mexico, Guanajuato, Late Preclassic period, 500-0 BC)
slipped and painted earthenware ceramic
Humana Endowment Purchase
2001.008.013

TURBANED FEMALE FIGURINE WITH HANDS ON BREASTS, Middle-Late Preclassic periods, 500 - 1 B.C.
Chupicuaro culture (Mexico, Guanajuato, Late Preclassic period, 500-0 BC)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.005

TURBANED FEMALE FIGURINE HOLDING UP LEFT ARM, Middle-Late Preclassic periods, 500 - 1 B.C.
Chupicuaro culture (Mexico, Guanajuato, Late Preclassic period, 500-0 BC)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.006

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH FLAT HEADDRESS AND HAIR BRAIDS, Middle-Late Preclassic periods, 500-0 B.C.
Chupicuaro culture Mexico, Guanajuato, Late Preclassic period, 500-0 BC)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.007

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH TWO HAIR BRAIDS, Middle-Late Preclassic periods, 500-0 B.C.
Chupicuaro culture Mexico, Guanajuato, Late Preclassic period, 500-0 BC)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.008

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH INCISED THIGHS, Terminal Preclassic period, 300 B.C. - A.D. 250
Colima culture, Autlan style (Mexico, Autlan style, Colima, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.015

RECLINING PREGNANT FEMALE PREPARING TO DELIVER BABY WITH THE HELP OF TWO ATTENDANTS FIGURINE GROUP, Terminal Preclassic period, 200 B.C.-A.D. 250
Colima culture, Autlan style (Mexico, Colima, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.016

THIN STONE HACHA OF SERPENT DEVOURING HUMAN HEAD, Middle Classic period, A.D. 400-700
Cotzumalhuapa culture (Guatemala, Bilbao, Middle-Late Classic periods, A.D. 400-900)
stone
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Alsdorf
1987.035.046

MASK WITH PIERCED EYES, Terminal Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250
Mezcala culture (Mexico, Guerrero, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
silicate stone
Dr. Tom Dooley Purchase Fund
1971.005

STANDING FEMALE FIGURE, Terminal Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250
Mezcala culture (Mexico, Guerrero, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
stone
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wolfe
1977.072.006

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH INCISED BODY DECORATION, Middle-Late Preclassic periods, 500 - 1 B.C.
San Jeronimo culture (Mexico, Guerrero, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.002

SEATED FEMALE FIGURINE WITH DISPLAYED DEITY FRONTLET, Terminal Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250
San Jeronimo culture (Mexico, Guerrero, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.026

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH ZIGZAG HEADBAND, Late Preclassic period, 300-0 B.C.
San Jeronimo culture (Mexico, Guerrero, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.013

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH ARMS OUTSTRETCHED, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250
San Jeronimo culture (Mexico, Guerrero, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.014

FLAT SELLO OF A HAND WITH MONKEY PROFILE, Protoclassic period, 250 B.C.rif size=1>CYLINDER VESSEL DEPICTING ONE HERO TWIN PLAYING THE BALLGAME, A.D. 600 - 900
Maya culture (Mexico/Guatemala, Protoclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped earthenware
On loan from Mr. and Mrs. August Uribe
L1992.004.002

CIRCULAR MIRROR BACK WITH EAGLE PROFILE, Early Classic period, A.D. 250 - 600
Maya culture (Mexico/Guatemala, Protoclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slate, straces of cinnabar
On loan from Mrs. James W. Alsdorf
L1992.006.001

CACHE VESSEL BEARING JAGUAR GOD OF THE UNDERWORLD PROFILE, Early Classic period, A.D. 300 - 600
Maya culture (Mexico/Guatemala, Protoclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
earthenware
On loan from Mr. William Rodriguez
L1993.008.003

CYLINDER VESSEL WITH TWO FIGURES, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Maya culture (Mexico/Guatemala, Protoclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
cream earthenware
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1997.040.002

CYLINDER VESSEL WITH TWO FIGURES SEATED ON THRONES, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Maya culture (Mexico/Guatemala, Protoclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
orange earthenware
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1997.040.003

BOWL IN THE FORM OF A LOTUS FLOWER CIRCLED BY A GLYPHIC TEXT, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Maya culture (Mexico/Guatemala, Protoclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
black earthenware
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1997.040.004

SMALL BOTTLE WITH DEITY PROFILE AND TWO JAGUARS, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Maya culture (Mexico/Guatemala, Protoclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped cream earthenware
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1997.040.006

LOTUS BOWL WITH INCISED GLYPHIC TEXT, Classic period, A.D. 250-900
Maya culture (Mexico/Guatemala, Protoclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
white earthenware
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1997.059

SEATED FIGURE OF A RULER WITH MASSIVE HEAD, Protoclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250
Maya culture (Mexico/Guatemala, Protoclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
stone
On loan from a private collection
L2001.041.014

JAGUAR KNIGHT FIGURINE WHISTLE, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Campeche Maya culture (MexicoCampeche Maya culture, Campeche, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
slipped and painted earthenware
Gift of Mr. William J. Doran
1982.091.005

STANDING BALLPLAYER FIGURINE WHISTLE, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Campeche Maya culture (MexicoCampeche Maya culture, Campeche, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from Mr. and Mrs. August Uribe
L1991.073.005

BOWL WITH SCENE INCLUDING GOD L, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Chochola Maya culture (MexicoChochola Maya culture, Chochola, Yucatan, Late Classic period, A.D. 700-900)
slipped earthenware
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1998.014.008

PANEL WITH GOD L RELIEF, Early Post Classic period, A.D. 850-950
Dzehkabtun Maya culture (MexicoDzehkabtun Maya culture, Yucatan, Early Post Classic period, 850-950)
limestone
On loan from Mr. and Mrs. James W. Alsdorf
1986.061.006

MASK OF THE SUN GOD, G1, Early classic period, A.D. 300 - 600
Early Classic Maya culture (Mexico, Guatemala, BelizeEarly Classic Maya culture, Early Classic Maya period, A.D. 250-400)
stone, traces of paint
On loan from Mrs. James W. Alsdorf
L1992.006.004

FLUTED CYLINDER VASE, Early Classic period, A.D. 250-600
Early Classic Maya culture (Mexico, Guatemala, BelizeEarly Classic Maya culture, Early Classic Maya period, A.D. 250-400)
earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.020

MOLD-MADE VESSEL DEPICTING A MAN RECEIVING AN ENEMA, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Escuintla Maya culture (GuatemalaEscuintla Maya culture, Escuintla, Middle-Late Classic periods, A.D. 400-850)
mold-made and slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.021

INCENSARIO OF WARRIOR WEARING AVIAN HEADDRESS , A.D. 250-700
Escuintla Maya culture (GuatemalaEscuintla Maya culture, Escuintla, Middle-Late Classic periods, A.D. 400-850)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from a private collection
L2000.034.015.A

OLD GOD EFFIGY HEAD SNUFF (?) CONTAINER , Middle-Late Classic periods, A.D. 400-850
Escuintla Maya culture (GuatemalaEscuintla Maya culture, Escuintla, Middle-Late Classic periods, A.D. 400-850)
slipped and painted earthenware
Loan from an anonymous benefactor
L2002.019.004

MANOPLA IN THE FORM OF A HOWLER MONKEY, Early Classic period, AD 250-400
Esperanza Kaminaljuyu Maya culture (GuatemalaEsperanza Kaminaljuyu Maya culture, Southern Highlands, Early Classic period, A.D. 250-400)
andesite and red pigment
Purchase funds provided by The Rev. Anthony J. Lauck, C.S.C. and The Mr. and Mrs. J. Moore McDonough Endowments
1996.037

CACAO EFFIGY CHOLATE DRINKING VESSEL, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Guatemala Maya (GuatemalaGuatemala Maya, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from a private collection
L2001.044.007

STANDING WHISTLE/RATTLE BALLPLAYER FIGURINE WEARING WAIST PROTECTOR AND ANIMAL HEADDRESS, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Jaina Maya culture (MexicoJaina Maya culture, Jaina Island, Campeche, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
mold-made slipped and painted earthenware
Humana Endowment Purchase
2001.008.018

BOWL WITH EXTERIOR RIM TEXT, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
slipped earthenware
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hertogs
1982.053

JAGUAR HEAD HACHA, Late Classic Period, AD 600 - 900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
stone
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Alsdorf
1985.067.026

ONE OF A PAIR OF GLYPH PENDANTS, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
shell, cinnabar
Gift of Judy and Gary Doran
1991.062.A

ONE OF A PAIR OF GLYPH PENDANTS, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
shell, cinnabar
Gift of Judy and Gary Doran
1991.062.B

STANDING JAGUAR (?) RITUAL CLOWN FIGURINE WHISTLE, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
earthenware
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1998.014.001

CIRCULAR BOTTLE DEPICTING GODS L AND K, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
mold-made earthenware
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1998.014.006

H-SHAPED ECCENTRIC FLINT, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
flint
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1998.014.009.A

H-SHAPED ECCENTRIC FLINT, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
flint
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1998.014.009.B

ECCENTRIC FLINT IN THE FORM OF A GOD L PROFILE, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
flint
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1998.014.009.C

ECCENTRIC FLINT IN THE FORM OF A GOD L PROFILE, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
flint
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1998.014.009.D

C-SHAPED ECCENTRIC FLINT, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
flint
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1998.014.009.E

C-SHAPED ECCENTRIC FLINT, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
flint
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1998.014.009.F

MACE HEAD WITH DIVING RITUAL BALLPLAYER IN RELIEF, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
limestone
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L1999.008.003

VESSEL WITH SCENES OF A RULER AND SACRIFICIAL DOG, AND A WOMAN AND A DWARF, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1999.066

PLATE WITH PERFORATOR GOD PROFILE, Late Classic period, A.D. 600 - 900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.023

CHOCOLATE DRINKING VESSEL, A.D. 600-850
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from a private collection
2002.068.005

BOTTLE WITH A BALLPLAYER AND RABBIT ON EACH SIDE, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Maya culture (Late Classic Maya culture, Mexico/Guatemala, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
earthenware
Gift of William Rodriguez
2002.070.005

VESSEL WITH INCISED INTERLOCKING SERPENTS, Late Prelassic Maya period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250
Late Preclassic Maya culture (Mexico, Guatemala, BelizeLate Preclassic Maya culture, Late Preclassic period 300 B.C.iod, A.D. 900-1200
Toltec Maya culture (Mexico, GuatemalaToltec Maya culture, Early Post Classic period, A.D. 900-1200)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.045

EFFIGY VESSEL OF AN OLD MAN'S HEAD, Early Post Classic period, A.D. 850-1200
Toltec Maya culture (Mexico, GuatemalaToltec Maya culture, Early Post Classic period, A.D. 900-1200)
slipped plumbate earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.046

FOOTED VESSEL WITH INCISED DRAGON HEADS, Early Post Classic period, A.D. 850-1200
Toltec Maya culture (Mexico, GuatemalaToltec Maya culture, Early Post Classic period, A.D. 900-1200)
slipped plumbate earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.047

TRIPOD VESSEL WITH BIRD AND GLYPHS, Late Classic-Early Postclassic periods, A.D. 800-1200
Toltec Altar de Sacrificio Maya culture (GuatemalaToltec Altar de Sacrificio Maya culture, Altar de Sacrificios, Early Post classic period, A.D. 850-1200)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.043

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE W/LARGE BREASTS, Middle-Late Preclassic periods, 500-1 B.C.
Michoacan culture (MexicoMichoacan culture, Michoacan, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.006

FLAT SELLO BEARING DISPLAYED DEITY, Terminal Preclassic period, 250 B.C.d painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.011

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH OLLA ON HEAD, Late-Middle Preclassic periods, 500-1 B.C.
Michoacan culture (MexicoMichoacan culture, Michoacan, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.012

STANDING PREGNANT FEMALE FIGURINE, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250
Michoacan culture (MexicoMichoacan culture, Michoacan, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.013

FEMALE FIGURINE WITH LARGE EARSPOOLS AND UNIFIED LOWER BODY, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250
Michoacan culture (MexicoMichoacan culture, Michoacan, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.014

MALE FIGURE SEATED ON A LOW BENCH, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1200-1521
Mixtec culture (MexicoMixtec culture, Central Highlands, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1200-1521)
greenstone
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L1999.052.002

FIGURE OF TLALOC WITH GOGGLE EYES, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1200-1521
Mixtec culture (MexicoMixtec culture, Central Highlands, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1200-1521)
greenstone
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L1999.052.004

MULTI-LOBED TRIPOD BOWL WITH INCISED DEITIES, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1200-1521
El Chanal Mixtec culture (MexicoEl Chanal Mixtec culture, Colima, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1200-1521)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.048

SKULL PENDANT, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1200-1521
Michoacan Mixtec culture (MexicoMichoacan Mixtec culture, Michoacan, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1200-1521)
greenstone
On loan from Mr. P. David Joralemon
L1992.069.011

EXCISED CYLINDRICAL TRIPOD VESSEL, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1200-1521
West Mexico Mixtec culture (MexicoWest Mexico Mixtec culture, Colima, Jalisco, Nayarit, Late Post Classic period, A.D. 1200-1521)
slipped earthenware
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1992.036.046

SCEPTER IN THE FORM OF A BLOODLETTER WITH INCISED PROFILE, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.
Olmec culture (Mexican/GuatemalanOlmec culture, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
andesite
Christmas Benefit Purchase by The Friends of The Snite Museum of Art in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1991.067

BOWL WITH EARTH DRAGON EYE MOTIF, Early Preclassic period, Excised phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Olmec culture (Mexican/GuatemalanOlmec culture, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.006

BOTTLE WITH BLACK AND ORANGE FIRECLOUDS, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.
Olmec culture (Mexican/GuatemalanOlmec culture, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.023

SELLO WITH CROUCHING FIGURE AND BEETLE, Early-Middle Preclassic, 1500 - 900 B.C.
Olmec culture (Mexican/GuatemalanOlmec culture, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
earthenware
Gift of Peter David Joralemon
1994.053.006

SELLO WITH HARPY EAGLE PROFILE AND THREE U MOTIFS, Early-Middle Preclassic period, 1500-900 B.C.
Olmec culture (Mexican/GuatemalanOlmec culture, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Gift of Peter David Joralemon
1994.053.007

SELLO WITH TWO OPPOSED SPLAYED AND SMILING CREATURES, Early-Middle Preclassic period, 1500-200 B.C.
Olmec culture (Mexican/GuatemalanOlmec culture, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
earthenware
Gift of Peter David Joralemon
1994.053.008

SELLO WITH DIAMONDS IN UNDULATING BANDS, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-900 B.C.
Olmec culture (Mexican/GuatemalanOlmec culture, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
earthenware
Gift of Peter David Joralemon
1994.053.011

RULER/SERPENT TRANSFORMATION FIGURE WITH SERPENT TONGUE ON CHIN, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-600 B.C.
Olmec culture (Mexican/GuatemalanOlmec culture, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
stone
Museum purchase by exchange,Mr. and Mrs. William J. Doran,The Yvonne and J. Moore McDonough Endowment,The Rev. Anthony J. Lauck, C.S.C. Endowment,Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Gillon, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Beech, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Kahn,98.29
1998.029

LOW BOWL WITH ROUNDED RIM, CARVED HARPY EAGLE/PAW WING MOTIFS, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1300 B.C.
Olmec culture (Mexican/GuatemalanOlmec culture, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L2001.058.006

FLUTED TECOMATE IN FORM OF A SQUASH, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Olmec culture (Mexican/GuatemalanOlmec culture, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped and fireclouded earthenware
Loan from an anonymous benefactor
L2002.001.003

BOWL WITH CARVED JAGUAR DRAGON MOTIF, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Olmec culture (Mexican/GuatemalanOlmec culture, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Loan from an anonymous benefactor
L2002.001.005

CORN GOD EFFIGY KNEEPAD (YUGITO), Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.
Guerrero Olmec culture (MexicoGuerrero Olmec culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
basalt
Purchased funds provided by Mr. Michael G. Browning, Class of 1968
1988.014

HUMMINGBIRD HEAD EFFIGY RITUAL BLOODLETTER, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.
Guerrero Olmec culture (MexicoGuerrero Olmec culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
jade
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William B. O'Boyle
1991.063.002

HARPY EAGLE SUN GOD PROFILE SPOON PENDANT, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.
Guerrero Olmec culture (MexicoGuerrero Olmec culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
jade
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William B. O'Boyle
1991.063.004

STANDING MALE FIGURE OF A RULER WITH ARMS EXTENDED, Middle Preclassic period, 1100-300 B.C.
Guerrero Olmec culture (MexicoGuerrero Olmec culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
serpentine
Purchased with funds provided by J. Moore McDonough
1992.018

BOWL WITH OPPOSED PAW/WING DESIGNS AND BLACKENED INTERIOR, Early Preclassic period, Excised phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Guerrero Olmec culture (MexicoGuerrero Olmec culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
slipped and resist-fired earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.010

BOWL WITH OPPOSED PAW/WING DESIGNS AND BLACKENED INTERIOR, Early Preclassic period, Excised phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Guerrero Olmec culture (MexicoGuerrero Olmec culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
slipped and resist-fired earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.011

KNEELING RULER FIGURE WEARING AN EARTH DRAGON HEADDRESS, Middle Preclassic period, 1100-500 B.C.
Guerrero Olmec culture (MexicoGuerrero Olmec culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
serpentine
Purchase funds provided bythe Lake Family Endowment
1995.006

TECOMATE WITH RAISED RIM, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.
Guerrero Olmec culture (MexicoGuerrero Olmec culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
onyx, cinnabar (?)
The Yvonne and J. Moore McDonough Endowment
1999.019.014

RITUAL OBJECT IN THE FORM OF A RECLINING JAGUAR, Middle Preclassic period, 1100-300 B. C.
Guerrero Olmec culture (MexicoGuerrero Olmec culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
serpentine

L1999.029.002

SPOON/PERFORATOR WITH INCISED QUINCUNX DESIGN, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.
Guerrero Olmec culture (MexicoGuerrero Olmec culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
incised and drilled jade
Loan from an anonymous benefactor
L2002.019.003

DUCKLING EFFIGY VESSEL, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by an anonymous benefactor
1986.031

DUCK EFFIGY VESSEL, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Galvin
1988.003

ROLLER STAMP (SELLO) EARTH DRAGON FACE WITH HALF 4-POINT STAR EYES AND DOWNTURNED MOUTH, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
earthenware, red pigment
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Corson and Mr. Brian Lake
1988.004.B

SEATED OLD GOD FIGURINE, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.009

SEATED EARTH MOTHER GODDESS FIGURINE VESSEL., Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.011

SEATED MALE FIGURINE VESSEL WITH REMOVABLE HAIR/LID, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.013.A

SEATED MALE FIGURINE VESSEL WITH REMOVABLE HAIR/LID, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.013.B

ROLLER SEAL (SELLO) WITH NET PATTERN AND 3-SHAPED BRACKETS, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
earthenware
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William B. O'Boyle
1991.063.014

SELLO WITH EARTH DRAGON PROFILE AND STAR, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1100 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Eiteljorg
1992.024

CUP WITH INCISED BUNDLE AND VEGETATION MOTIFS, Early Preclassic period, Linear phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.003

DISH WITH BAND OF INCISED ILHUITL SCROLLS AROUND BASE, Early Preclassic period, Excised phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.004

BOWL WITH CORN GOD AS MIRROR IMAGE MONSTER, Early Preclassic period, Excised phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.012

CUP WITH INCISED SHARK MONSTER, Early Preclassic period, Linear phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware with red pigment
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.013

DISH WITH ROPED RIM, SACRIFICIAL KNOT AND INCISED SHARK MONSTER ON BOTTOM, Early Preclassic period, Linear phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.022

SELLO WITH FLOWER AND OPPOSED FLOWER PROFILES, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1100 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Mr. Eugene Witchger
1995.036

DUCK VESSEL, Early Preclassic period, first phase,1500-1100 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1998.014.005

BOWL WITH TWO EARTH DRAGON HAND/PAW/WING MOTIFS, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500 - 1300 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped, painted, incised and resist-fired earthenware
Gift of Peter David Joralemon
1998.064.001

SELLO WITH EARTH DRAGON'S FLAME EYEBROWS, A BLOOD GLYPH AND 3-BRACKETS, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
earthenware
The Yvonne and J. Moore McDonough Endowment and The Fotsch Foundation
1999.006.002

SEATED CORPULENT MALE FIGURINE, Early Pre-Classic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L1999.008.001

EFFIGY VESSEL OF AN OLD MAN'S HEAD WITH CONIC ORNAMENT AND HAND IN HEADDRESS, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped, incised and painted earthenware
The Yvonne and J. Moore McDonough Endowment
1999.019.007

BOTTLE WITH EARTH DRAGON EYE AND FLAME EYEBROW, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped, excised and painted earthenware
The Yvonne and J. Moore McDonough Endowment
1999.019.010

CELT WITH ONE BIFACIAL SIDE, ONE MONOFACIAL SIDE, 1500-300 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
jade
Gift of Caroline Mailhot
2000.060.002

CELT WITH INCISED SPROUTING CORN GOD FACE PANEL ON THE BIFACIAL SIDE, 1500-300 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
serpentine
Gift of Caroline Mailhot
2000.060.009

STANDING FEMALE BALLPLAYER FIGURINE, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1100 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Dorothy Griffin
2001.037

LOW BOWL WITH HAND/PAW/WING AND EARTH DRAGON MOTIFS, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L2001.060.001

CYLINDRICAL SELLO WITH VENUS SIGNS, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
earthenware
Gift of Peter David Joralemon
2001.066.008

CYLINDRICAL ROLLER SEAL WITH FULL EARTH DRAGON FACE, Early-Middle Preclassic period, 1500-300 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
earthenware
Gift of Peter David Joralemon
2001.066.013

CYLINDRICAL ROLLER SEAL WITH WAVY LINES AND CHECKERBOARD MOTIFS, Early-Middle Preclassic period, 1500-300 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
earthenware
Gift of Peter David Joralemon
2001.066.015

CYLINDRICAL ROLLER SEAL WITH NET AND SERRATED PANEL, Early-Middle Preclassic period, 1500-300 B.C.
Las Bocas Olmec culture (MexicanLas Bocas Olmec culture, Las Bocas, Puebla, Mexico, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.)
earthenware
Gift of Peter David Joralemon
2001.066.017

EARTH DRAGON IN ANTHROPOMORPHIC SERPENT FORM, Middle Preclassic, 1100-500 B.C.
Pacific Slope Olmec culture (Mexico/GuatemalaPacific Slope Olmec culture, Chiapas/Pacific Slope, )
steatite
Purchase funds provided bythe Ashbaugh Mestrovic Endowment,the Raymond E. Britt, Jr. Family,Betty Gallagher and John Snider,Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Carney andthe Mr. and Mrs. J. Moore McDonough Endowment
1995.005

SEATED RULER FIGURINE WITH CORN GLYPH HEADDRESS, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Playa de Los Muertos Olmec culture (HondurasPlaya de Los Muertos Olmec culture, Playa de los Muertos, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1100 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.012

KNEELING MALE FIGURINE IN RITUAL CLOWN COSTUME, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Playa de Los Muertos Olmec culture (HondurasPlaya de Los Muertos Olmec culture, Playa de los Muertos, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1100 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.034

EFFIGY OF AN ANIMAL IN A CONIC SHELL, Early Preclassic period, 1500-900 B.C.
Playa de Los Muertos Olmec culture (HondurasPlaya de Los Muertos Olmec culture, Playa de los Muertos, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1100 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Judy and Gary Doran
1997.003

ENEMA VESSEL IN FORM OF A DISPLAYED ZOOMORPHIC FIGURE, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Puebla Olmec culture (MexicoPuebla Olmec culture, Puebla, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William B. O'Boyle
1991.063.005

BOWL WITH MIRROR IMAGE MONSTER WITH CROSSHATCHED EYE, Early Preclassic period, Excised phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Puebla Olmec culture (MexicoPuebla Olmec culture, Puebla, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.001

BOWL IN THE SHAPE OF A HALF-CALABASH, Early Preclassic period, Linear phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Puebla Olmec culture (MexicoPuebla Olmec culture, Puebla, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.008

DWARF FIGURINE WITH FORWARD THRUSTING HEAD, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Puebla Olmec culture (MexicoPuebla Olmec culture, Puebla, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.)
slipped, incised and painted earthenware
The Yvonne and J. Moore McDonough Endowment
1999.019.003

BOWL WITH MIRROR IMAGE MONSTER AND 4-POINT STAR ABOVE CLOSED EYE, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Puebla Olmec culture (MexicoPuebla Olmec culture, Puebla, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.)
slipped, excised and painted earthenware
The Yvonne and J. Moore McDonough Endowment
1999.019.012

BOWL WITH 4-POINT STARS IN THE BODY OF THE MIRROR IMAGE MONSTER, Early Preclassic period, first phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Puebla Olmec culture (MexicoPuebla Olmec culture, Puebla, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.)
slipped, excised and painted earthenware
The Yvonne and J. Moore McDonough Endowment
1999.019.015

CELT CARVED IN THE FORM OF THE EARTH DRAGON , Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.
Puebla Olmec culture (MexicoPuebla Olmec culture, Puebla, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.)
jade
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L2001.060.005

ROLLER SEAL (SELLO) WITH DRAGON PROFILES, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.
Remojadas Olmec culture (MexicoRemojadas Olmec culture, Remojadas, Veracruz, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1100 B.C.)
earthenware
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William B. O'Boyle
1991.063.010

HEAD WITH TRIPARTITE CORN MOTIF, Early Preclassic Period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Tabasco Olmec culture (MexicoTabasco Olmec culture, Tabasco, Middle Preclassic period, 1100-300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Martin Foundation
1990.036

RULER PRIEST BALLPLAYER FIGURINE WEARING BICHROME MASK, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Tlapacoya Olmec culture (MexicoTlapacoya Olmec culture, Tlapacoya, Mexico, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Museum purchase with funds provided by the General Endowment
1987.006

CORN GOD PRIEST/RULER BALLPLAYER FIGURINE WITH OLD GOD MASK, PILLI TYPE, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500 - 1300 B.C.
Tlapacoya Olmec culture (MexicoTlapacoya Olmec culture, Tlapacoya, Mexico, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.008

BOWL DEPICTING BOUND CODEX AND OTHER OBJECTS, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500-1300 B.C.
Tlapacoya Olmec culture (MexicoTlapacoya Olmec culture, Tlapacoya, Mexico, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.007

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH SPLIT OVAL MOTIF IN HEADBAND AND PAINTED FACE, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500Zapotes Olmec culture, Tres Zapotes, Veracruz, Middle Preclassic period, 1100-300 B.C.)
slipped, incised and painted earthenware
The Yvonne and J. Moore McDonough Endowment
1999.019.006

JAGUAR/HUMAN TRANSFORMATION FIGURE, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.
Veracruz Olmec culture (MexicoVeracruz Olmec culture, Veracruz, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
basalt, traces of red pigment
Purchase funds provided by Mrs. Everett C. McNear in memory of her husband
1987.033

RITUAL BALLPLAYER RULER FIGURE, Middle Preclassic period, 1100-300 B.C.
Veracruz Olmec culture (MexicoVeracruz Olmec culture, Veracruz, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
serpentine
Gift of Martin Foundation and Mr and Mrs. Don Franko in honor of James Flaniga
1987.054

DUCKBILL PENDANT, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.
Veracruz Olmec culture (MexicoVeracruz Olmec culture, Veracruz, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
jade
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William B. O'Boyle
1991.063.001

HARPY EAGLE SUN GOD HEAD SCEPTER HANDLE, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.
Veracruz Olmec culture (MexicoVeracruz Olmec culture, Veracruz, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
serpentine
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William B. O'Boyle
1991.063.003

SEATED RULER WEARING A JAGUAR HEAD HELMET, Middle Preclassic period, 1100-300 B.C.
Veracruz Olmec culture (MexicoVeracruz Olmec culture, Veracruz, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
serpentine
Purchase funds provided by The Friends ofThe Snite Museum of Art 1994 Christmas Benefit and the Anthony J. Lauck, C.S.C. Endowment
1994.056

CROUCHING DWARF FIGURE WITH HANDS CROSSED ON CHEST, Middle Preclassic Period, 1000-500 B.C.
Veracruz Olmec culture (MexicoVeracruz Olmec culture, Veracruz, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1500-300 B.C.)
greenstone, hematite, cinnabar (?)
Purchased with funds provided by the Mr. and Mrs. J. Moore McDonough, and the Fritz Kaeser Endowments
1995.078

STANDING HOLLOW FIGURINE OF AN OLD WOMAN, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1000 B.C.
Xochipala Olmec culture (MexicoXochipala Olmec culture, Xochipala, Guerrero, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1300 B.C.)
slipped buff earthenware, paint
On loan from William Rodriguez
L1997.028

STANDING FIGURE OF A RULER WITH RIGHT ARM AND HAND POINTED UPWARD, Middle Preclassic-Protoclassic periods, 500-0 B.C.
Undetermined Olmecoid culture (Mexico/GuatemalaUndetermined Olmecoid culture, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
greenstone
Purchase funds provided by Marilynn Alsdorf
1998.063

HAND STONE (MANOPLA), Middle Preclassic period, 1100-300 B.C.
Las Charcas Pacific Highlands culture (GuatemalaLas Charcas Pacific Highlands culture, Las Charcas, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.)
stone
On loan from Mr. and Mrs. James W. Alsdorf
L1986.061.003

SEATED EARTH MOTHER GODDESS FIGURINE, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.
Las Charcas Pacific Highlands culture (GuatemalaLas Charcas Pacific Highlands culture, Las Charcas, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.007

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.
Las Charcas Pacific Highlands culture (GuatemalaLas Charcas Pacific Highlands culture, Las Charcas, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.019

STANDING MALE FIGURINE WITH LACERATED PENIS, Middle Preclassic periods, 1000-300 B.C.
Las Charcas Pacific Highlands culture (GuatemalaLas Charcas Pacific Highlands culture, Las Charcas, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-300 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L1999.030.001

SEATED HOLLOW FIGURINE WITH BANDED CORN SPROUT HEADDRESS, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1300 - 800 B.C.
Ocos Pacific Slope culture (GuatemalaOcos Pacific Slope culture, Early Preclassic period, 1500-1100 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.012

FRESCO PANEL FRAGMENT OF A PROCESSIONAL FIGURE WITH COYOTE HEADDRESS, Middle Classic period, Metepec phase, A.D. 600-750
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
adobe, lime plaster, paint
On loan from Mr. and Mrs. James W. Alsdorf
L1986.061.007

RELCINING MALE FIGURINE VESSEL, Protoclassic period, 200 B.C. - A.D. 150
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.014

OLD FIRE GOD FIGURINE INCENSARIO (ONE OF A PAIR), Early-Middle Classic periods, A.D. 250-650
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped and painted earthenware
Anonymous loan
L1995.009.002

TLALOC EFFIGY VESSEL, Early Classic period, A.D. 250-600
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped earthenware
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L1999.008.007

FLORERO, Protoclassic-Middle Classic periods, 100 B.C.-A.D. 650
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.015

STACKED OLLAS, Protoclassic-Middle Classic periods, 100 B.C.-A.D. 650
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.016

FIGURINE EFFIGY VESSEL OF SEATED MALE DUALITY FIGURE WEARING A WATER BIRD HEADDRESS, Early-Middle Classic period, A.D. 250-650
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped fine orange earthenware
On loan from an anonymous collector
L2000.065.004

SEATED FIGURINE WITH ARMS ON KNEES, Protoclassic period, 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.020

STANDING FIGURINE WITH FLAT HEADDRESS, Early-Middle Classic period, A.D. 200-500
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.021

BENCH FIGURINE WITH ELABORATE HEADDRESS, Early-Middle Classic period, A.D. 200-500
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.022

TWO-PART FIGURINE EFFIGY VESSEL OF A SEATED MALE HOLDING AN OLLA, Early Classic period, A.D. 200-400
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.023

ONE OF A PAIR OF OLD FIRE GOD INCENSARIOS, Early-middle Classic Periods, A.D. 250-650
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.024

OLD FIRE GOD FIGURINE INCENSARIO (ONE OF A PAIR), Early-Middle Classic periods, A.D. 250-650
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.025

TRIPOD STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE CARRYING A BABY ON HER BACK, Miccaotli-Tlamimilolpa periods, A.D. 150-400
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.026

TRIPOD STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH PAINTED COSTUME, Tlamimilolpa period, A.D. 200-400
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.027

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH STRIPED HEADDRESS AND CAPE, Early-Middle Classic period, A.D. 250-650
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped and painted earthenware ceramic
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.028

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH TWO-PRONGED HEADDRESS, Early-Middle Classic period, A.D. 250-650
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped and painted earthenware ceramic
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.029

SEATED FEMALE FIGURINE WITH PELLETS ON HEADBAND, Early-Middle Classic period, A.D. 250-650
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped and painted earthenware ceramic
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.030

BUNDLE FIGURINE WITH LOW-BRIMMED HEADDRESS, Early-Middle Classic period, A.D. 250-650
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped and painted earthenware ceramic
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.031

HUMAN FIGURINE PIPE WITH SERPENT HEAD BIT, Early-Middle Classic period, A.D. 250-650
Teotihuacan culture (MexicoTeotihuacan culture, Teotihuacan, Mexico, Middle Classic period A.D. 400-700)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.032

BOWL WITH GOD II FACE PANELS, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1300-800 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Martin Foundation
1988.031

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH INCISED DISPLAYED DEITY ON HEAD, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.021

STANDING HUNCHBACK OLD GOD BALLPLAYER FIGURINE , Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.022

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH RIGHT HAND TO BREAST, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.023

SEATED BALLPLAYER FIGURINE WITH DISPLAYED DEITY PAINT, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.029

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH DISPLAYED DEITY INCISED AND PAINTED IN HEADDRESS, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.030

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH DISPLAYED DEITY BODY PAINT, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.035

SEATED FEMALE FIGURINE WITH EXTENDED LEGS, TYPE D4, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.040

PECCARY EFFIGY BOTTLE, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.015

ANIMAL EFFIGY BOTTLE WITH DISPLAYED DEITY DESIGN, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.017

STIRRUP SPOUT BOTTLE WITH RESISTED DISPLAYED DEITY TRIANGLES WITH CORN DOTS, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and resist-fired earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation
1993.060.019

FEMALE FIGURINE WITH TEXTURED HEADBAND, TYPE D II, Early Preclassic period, 2nd phase, 1300 - 1100 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped, painted and resisted earthenware
Gift of Peter David Joralemon
1996.073.003

ROLLER PIN SELLO DEPICTING THE DISPLAYED DEITY, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1300-800 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
earthenware
The Yvonne and J. Moore McDonough Endowment and The Fotsch Foundation
1999.006.001

FEMALE FIGURINE WITH HEAD CREST AND WIDE HIPS, TYPE D1, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, Manantial, 1300-800 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.001

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH DISPLAYED DEITY BODY PAINT, TYPE C1, Middle Preclassic period, 900-700 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.002

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE GRASPING HAIR BRAIDS, Early Preclassic period, second phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.003

PREGNANT FEMALE FIGURINE WITH DISPLAYED DEITY PAINT, TYPE D1, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.004

FEMALE FIGURINE WITH DISPLAYED DEITY BODY PAINT, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300 - 1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.005

SEATED FEMALE FIGURINE, Early Preclassic period, 1300-1100 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.006

FEMALE FIGURINE WITH SLENDER TORSO AND EXAGGERATED THIGHS, TYPE D4, Early-Middle Preclassic period, 1300-500 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.007

FEMALE FIGURINE WITH FULL FACE AND SWOLLEN THIGHS, TYPE D4, Early-Middle Preclassic period, 1300-500 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.008

STANDING PREGNANT FEMALE FIGURINE WITH SHORT FRINGED SKIRT, TYPE D2, Early Preclassic period, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.009

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH SKIRT AND DISPLAYED DEITY BODY PAINT, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1300-800 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.010

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH HOURGLASS-SHAPED HEADDRESS, TYPE D4, Early-Middle Preclassic periods, 1300-800 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by The Lake Family Endowment
2000.017.011

STANDING OLD GOD MASKED BALLPLAYER FIGURINE WITH RATTLE, TYPE D4, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Humana Endowment Purchase
2001.008.005

STANDING MALE BALLPLAYER FIGURINE WITH DISPLAYED DEITY FACE PAINT AND CLEFT HAT, TYPE D2, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Humana Endowment Purchase
2001.008.007

STANDING MALE BALLPLAYER FIGURINE , Middle Preclassic period, Tetelpan phase, 1000-900 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Humana Endowment Purchase
2001.008.009

STANDING FEMALE BALLPLAYER FIGURINE WITH ELABORATE DISPLAYED DEITY BODY PAINT, Middle Preclassic period, Tetelpan phase, 1000-900 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Humana Endowment Purchase
2001.008.010

GOURD-SHAPED BOTTLE WITH ZIGZAG INCISIONS, Early Preclassic period, Manantial phase, 1300-1100 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped and incised earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.001

BOTTLE WITH HUMAN FIGURAL NECK, Early Preclassic period, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.002

BIRD EFFIGY BOTTLE, Early Preclassic period, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.003

BIRD EFFIGY BOTTLE, Early Preclassic period, 1300-1000 B.C.
Tlatilco culture (MexicanTlatilco culture, Central Highlands, -1300-800 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.004

MOLD-MADE FEMALE FIGURINE WITH FEATHERED HEADDRESS, Late Classic period, A.D. 700-900
Toltec culture (MexicoToltec culture, Central Highlands, Early Post Classic period, A.D. 900-1200)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from an anonymous collector
L1996.003.008

FEMALE GODDESS FIGURINE WITH CENTRAL BLOOD GLYPH IN HEADDRESS, A.D. 900-1200
Toltec culture (MexicoToltec culture, Central Highlands, Early Post Classic period, A.D. 900-1200)
mold-made painted earthenware
On loan from a private collection
L2000.034.001

XOCHIQUETZAL FIGURINE WITH TWO FEATHER PANACHES AND WATER BAND IN HEADDRESS, A.D. 900-1200
Toltec culture (MexicoToltec culture, Central Highlands, Early Post Classic period, A.D. 900-1200)
mold-made painted earthenware
On loan from a private collection
L2000.065.002

XOCHIQUETZAL FIGURINE WITH THREE BLUE DISKS IN HEADDRESS, A.D. 900-1200
Toltec culture (MexicoToltec culture, Central Highlands, Early Post Classic period, A.D. 900-1200)
mold-made painted earthenware
On loan from a private collection
L2000.067.003

BALLGAME MARKER(?) WITH SNAKES AND MONKEYS, Early-Late Classic periods, A.D. 250-900
Classic Veracruz culture (MexicoClassic Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Early-Late Classic periods, A.D. 250-900)
stone
On loan from Mr. and Mrs. James W. Alsdorf
L1986.061.002

METATE WITH FACE IN JAGUAR HELMET, Early-Late Classic periods, A.D. 250-900
Classic Veracruz culture (MexicoClassic Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Early-Late Classic periods, A.D. 250-900)
stone
Mr. and Mr.s James W. Alsdorf
L1986.061.005

SELLO WITH S SHAPE AND TWO BIRDS, Classic period, A.D. 250-900
Classic Veracruz culture (MexicoClassic Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Early-Late Classic periods, A.D. 250-900)
earthenware
Gift of Mr. P. David Joralemon
1994.053.013

FIGURINE WHISTLE OF AN OLD WOMAN WITH MANO AND METATE, Late Classic period, A.D. 700-900
Classic Veracruz culture (MexicoClassic Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Early-Late Classic periods, A.D. 250-900)
slipped earthenware ceramic
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.036

JAGUAR KNIGHT HEAD HACHA, Early Classic period, A.D. 250-400
Early Classic Veracruz culture (MexicoEarly Classic Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Early Classic period, A.D. 250-600)
stone, pigment, copal
Gift of Mr. Peter G. Wray
1983.053.001

TOAD EFFIGY BALLGAME YOKE, Early Classic period, A.D. 250-400
Early Classic Veracruz culture (MexicoEarly Classic Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Early Classic period, A.D. 250-600)
greenstone with black intrusions
Gift of Mr. Peter G. Wray
1983.053.002

OLD FIRE GOD/HUMAN DUALITY BALLPLAYER , Early Classic Period, A.D. 250-400
Early Classic Veracruz culture (MexicoEarly Classic Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Early Classic period, A.D. 250-600)
basalt
Gift of the John S. Marten Family and Mr. and Mrs. Al Nathe
1989.012

TRIPOD WHISTLE RITUAL BALLPLAYER FIGURINE HOLDING MANOPLA, Early Preclassic period, Ayotla phase, 1500cruz culture, Veracruz, Early Classic period, A.D. 250-600)
basalt
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L1999.016

BOWL WITH ABSTRACT MONKEY IMAGES, Early Post Classic period, A.D. 900-1200
Isla de Sacrificios Veracruz culture (MexicoIsla de Sacrificios Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Early Post Classic period, A.D. 900-1200)
slipped earthenware
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Mahony
1991.066.008

DOG HEAD HACHA, Late Classic period, A.D. 700-900
Late Classic Veracruz culture (MexicoLate Classic Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
basalt
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Bower
1988.058

PALMA DEPICTING DEATH AS A BALLPLAYER HOLDING A KNIFE AND A SEVERED HEAD, Late Classic period, A.D. 700-900
Late Classic Veracruz culture (MexicoLate Classic Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
basalt
Museum purchase by exchange, Mr. and Mrs. James W. Alsdorf
1996.044

BI-CHROME BOWL WITH TWO WATER BIRDS, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Late Classic Veracruz culture (MexicoLate Classic Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
slipped and resisted earthenware
On loan from a private collection
2002.068.004

MOTHER AND CHILD FIGURINE, Protoclassic period, A.D. 100-200
Lower Remojadas I Veracruz culture (MexicoLower Remojadas I Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Protoclassic period, first phase, 300-0 B.C.)
earthenware, asphalt paint
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.035

SEATED OLD FIRE GOD BALLPLAYER INCERSARIO FIGURE , Protoclassic period, A.D. 100-250
Lower Remojadas II Veracruz culture (MexicoLower Remojadas II Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Protoclassic period, second phase, A.D. 1-250)
slipped and painted earthenware, bitumen
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1992.036.027

STANDING FIGURINE WITH PAINTED FACE AND COILED BODY SUIT, Protoclassic period, A.D. 100-250
Lower Remojadas II Veracruz culture (MexicoLower Remojadas II Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Protoclassic period, second phase, A.D. 1-250)
slipped and painted earthenware, bitumen
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.034

RITUAL BALLPLAYER FIGURINE WITH YOKE, HACHA AND MANOPLA, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900
Nopiloa III Veracruz culture (MexicoNopiloa III Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Late Classic period, A.D. 800-900)
slipped earthenware
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L1999.008.004

BALLPLAYER FIGURINE WHISTLE WITH MANOPLA AND YOKE, Late Classic period, A.D. 700 - 900
Nopiloa III Veracruz culture (MexicoNopiloa III Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Late Classic period, A.D. 800-900)
earthenware
Humana Endowment Purchase
2001.008.016

STANDING SMILING FIGURINE WITH RAISED ARMS, Late Classic period, 700-900 A.D.
Nopiloa III Veracruz culture (MexicoNopiloa III Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Late Classic period, A.D. 800-900)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.037

STANDING BALLPLAYER FIGURINE WITH YOKE, Protoclassic period, second phase, A.D. 100 - 250
Panuco Veracruz culture (MexicoPanuco Veracruz culture, La Huasteca, Veracruz, Protoclassic period, Panuco II phase, 100-B.C.-A.D. 300)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.024

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE, Protoclassic period, Panuco II phase, 100 B.C.-A.D. 300
Panuco Veracruz culture (MexicoPanuco Veracruz culture, La Huasteca, Veracruz, Protoclassic period, Panuco II phase, 100-B.C.-A.D. 300)
slipped earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.033

MONKEY HEAD HACHA, Protoclassic period, 100 B.C. - A. D. 250
Protoclassic Veracruz culture (MexicoProtoclassic Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Protoclassic period, 250 B.C.-A.D. 250)
greenstone
On loan from Mrs. James W. Alsdorf
L1992.006.002

RITUAL BALLGAME HANDSTONE (MANOPLA), Protoclassic period, 250 B.C.-A.D. 250
Protoclassic Veracruz culture (MexicoProtoclassic Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Protoclassic period, 250 B.C.-A.D. 250)
basalt
Museum purchase by exchange, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Carney
1993.015

HALF-YOKE EFFIGY VESSEL, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250
Tres Zapotes I Veracruz culture (MexicoTres Zapotes I Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Protoclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped and excised earthenware
Humana Endowment Purchase
2001.008.003

TLAZOLTEOTL PRIEST FIGURE, Early Classic Period, A.D. 200 - 500
Upper Remojadas I Veracruz culture (MexicoUpper Remojadas I Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Early Classic period, A.D. 250-600)
slipped and painted earthenware, bitumen
On loand from Mr. and Mrs. William J. Gallagher
L1981.032

SPLIT MALE/FEMALE DUALITY FIGURE, Early Classic period, A.D. 200-500
Upper Remojadas I Veracruz culture (MexicoUpper Remojadas I Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Early Classic period, A.D. 250-600)
slipped earthenware, black resin
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Doran
1982.092

TRIPOD FIGURINE OF A WOMAN AND CHILD, Protoclassic period, A.D. 150-300
Upper Remojadas I Veracruz culture (MexicoUpper Remojadas I Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Early Classic period, A.D. 250-600)
slipped and painted earthenware
Gift of Peter David Joralemon
1996.073.001

BOWL WITH RITUAL BALLGAME PREPARATION SCENE, Late Classic period, A.D. 700-900
Upper Remojadas II Veracruz culture (MexicoUpper Remojadas II Veracruz culture, Veracruz, Late Classic period, A.D. 600-900)
slipped mold-made earthenware
Humana Endowment Purchase
2001.008.017

RITUAL BLOODLETTER, Middle-Late Classic period, A.D. 550 -900
Xochicalco culture (MexicoXochicalco culture, Xochicalco, Morelos, Middle-Late Classic periods, A.D. 550-900)
deer ulna
Gift of the Friends of the Snite Museum of Art
1984.029

SEATED FIGURINE OF A DWARF WITH TWO ROUNDELS IN HAIR, Early Preclassic period, second phase, 1300-1000 B.C.
Xochipala culture (MexicoXochipala culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic period, 1300-800)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by the Yvonne and J. Moore McDonough Endowment
1991.068

STANDING FEMALE BALLPLAYER FIGURINE, 1300-800 B.C.
Xochipala culture (MexicoXochipala culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic period, 1300-800)
painted and resisted earthenware
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L2000.067.002

STANDING HOLLOW FEMALE FIGURINE , 1300-800 B.C.
Xochipala culture (MexicoXochipala culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic period, 1300-800)
slipped, resisted and painted earthenware
On loan from William Rodriguez
L2001.001

STANDING BALLPLAYER FIGURINE HOLDING TWO SNAKES, Early Preclassic, Manantial phase, 1300 - 1000 B.C.
Xochipala culture (MexicoXochipala culture, Guerrero, Early-Middle Preclassic period, 1300-800)
slipped and painted earthenware
Humana Endowment Purchase
2001.008.008

SEATED FIGURINE OF MOTHER NURSING INFANT, WITH SEPARATE BOWL, Terminal Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250
Zacatecas culture (MexicoZacatecas culture, Zacatecas, Nayarit, Terminal Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.015.A

SEPARATE BOWL FROM SEATED FIGURINE OF MOTHER NURSING INFANT, Terminal Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250
Zacatecas culture (MexicoZacatecas culture, Zacatecas, Nayarit, Terminal Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.015.B

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH ELABORATE HAIRDO, Middle Preclassic period, Tetelpan phase, 1000-900 B.C.
Zacatenco culture (MexicoZacatenco culture, Mexico, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-500 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.027

STANDING FEMALE FIGURINE WITH HEADBAND AND NECKLACE, Middle Preclassic period, Tetelpan phase, 1000-900 B.C.
Zacatenco culture (MexicoZacatenco culture, Mexico, Middle Preclassic period, 1000-500 B.C.)
slipped earthenware
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Judd Leighton
1990.012.028

BAT EFFIGY SPOUTED TRIPOD BOWL, Late Preclassic period, 300 B.C.-A.D. 250
Zapotec culture (MexicanZapotec culture, Oaxaca, Monte Alban I period, 500-200 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
On loan from a private collection
L2001.044.004

BRAZIER WITH HEAD SHOWING OLMECOID FACIAL FEATURES, Monte Alban I period, 500-200 B.C.
Zapotec culture (MexicanZapotec culture, Oaxaca, Monte Alban I period, 500-200 B.C.)
painted earthenware
On loan from an anonymous benefactor
L2001.058.004

CYLINDER VESSEL WITH DEITY WITH BIFURCATED TONGUE, Middle Preclassic period, Monte Alban IA, 500-300 B.C.
Monte Alban Ia Zapotec culture (MexicoMonte Alban Ia Zapotec culture, Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Middle Preclassic periods, Monte Alban IA, 500-300 B.C.)
gray earthenware
On loan from an anonymous collector
L1997.007.001

PLATE IN THE SHAPE OF A FISH, Middle Preclassic period, Monte Alban IA, 500-300 B.C.
Monte Alban Ia Zapotec culture (MexicoMonte Alban Ia Zapotec culture, Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Middle Preclassic periods, Monte Alban IA, 500-300 B.C.)
earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.040

CUP IN THE FORM OF A JAGUAR PAW, Middle Preclassic period, Monte Alban IA, 500-300 B.C.
Monte Alban Ia Zapotec culture (MexicoMonte Alban Ia Zapotec culture, Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Middle Preclassic periods, Monte Alban IA, 500-300 B.C.)
earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.041

, Middle Preclassic., Monte Alban IA, 500-300 B.C.
Monte Alban Ia Zapotec culture (MexicoMonte Alban Ia Zapotec culture, Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Middle Preclassic periods, Monte Alban IA, 500-300 B.C.)
slipped and painted earthenware
Purchase funds provided by Tony and Janet Unruh
2004.014.042

RESTING OLD GOD/HUMAN DUALITY BALLPLAYER FIGURINE EFFIGY VESSEL, Monte Alban II period, 200 B.C.-A.D. 200
Monte Alban II Zapotec culture (MexicoMonte Alban II Zapotec culture, Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Protoclassic period, Monte Alban II, A.D. 100-200)
slipped and painted earthenware
Dr. Tom Dooley Art Purchase Fund in honor of Rev. Anthony J. Lauck, C.S.C.
2000.011

FUNERARY URN REPRESENTING THE GOD OF GLYPH L, Middle Classic period, Monte Alban IIIB phase, A.D. 500-700
Monte Alban IIIB Zapotec culture (MexicoMonte Alban IIIB Zapotec culture, Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Middle Classic period, Monte Alban IIIB, A.D. 500-700)
earthenware
On loand from Mr. and Mrs. William J. Gallagher
L1980.151.001

 

 

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