Mask Fragment

Serpentine | 6.1 x 5.9 x 3.8cm | 10th-6th century B.C.

Unknown Artist

This greenstone maskette fragment depicts the lower portion of a face with a downturned mouth that is typical of Olmec art from the 1st millennium B.C. The artist incised the cheeks with geometric designs and they were then filled with red pigment. T...
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