An Olmeca head. These were carved in the likeness of Olmeca kings in Mexico, and are some of the earliest monumental artworks we have from that region of the world. The size, craftsmanship, and realism are astounding.
Community feasting is one of the most universal and important social behaviors found among humans. Now, scientists have found the earliest clear evidence of organized feasting, from a burial site dated about years .
Olmeca - The colossal heads are commanding portraits of individual Olmec rulers, and the large symbol displayed on the 'helmet' of each colossal head appears to be an identification motif for that person.
Olmec head- based on the black features its long been theorized that the Olmecs either came from Africa or that there was contact. Thor Heyerdahl and his various reed- rafting experiences suggest that transoceanic sailing with crude boats is possible