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Seated Male Ancestor Date: 1st–4th century Geography: Mexico, Mesoamerica, Nayarit Culture: Nayarit Medium: Ceramic Dimensions: H. 19 7/8 x W. 12 1/4 in. (50.5 x 31.1 c

Seated Male Ancestor century Geography:Mexico, Mesoamerica, Nayarit Culture:Nayarit Medium:Ceramic Dimensions:H.

Image result for the civilization of the olmecs at San Lorenzo, La Venta en Tres Zapotes

NOTE THE ELONGATED HEADS -OLMEC -There is no definite answer for what this scene is enacting. The men have elongated skulls, the result of cranial deformation begun at an early age.

Yungang Grottoes are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong. There is colossal statues of Buddha. This picture shows one of the middle sized one.

The spread of Buddhism - Yungang Grottoes are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong. There is colossal statues of Buddha.

Reclining Dog  Date: 200 BCE–300 CE Geography: Mexico, Mesoamerica, Colima Culture: Colima Medium: Ceramic Dimensions: H. 10 3/4 x W. 14 5/8 in. (27.3 x 37.1 cm)

Reclining Dog 200 B. 300 Geography:Mexico, Mesoamerica, Colima Culture:Colima Medium:Ceramic Dimensions:H.

Seated Female Figure. Culture: Zacatecas Medium: Ceramic, slip Place Made: Jalisco, Mexico Dates: ca. 200 C.E. Period: Early Classic Period

Brooklyn Museum: Arts of the Americas: Seated Female Figure

Eagle Transformation Figure  Date: 10th–6th century B.C. Geography: Mexico, Mesoamerica Culture: Olmec Medium: Albitite, cinnabar Dimensions: H. 4 1/2 x W. 1 5/8 in. (11.4 x 4.2 cm)

Eagle transformation figure carved in albite (Olmec jade) and cinnabar, Mexico, Cent.

Seated Male Colima Mexico 100 BC- 300 AD This figure-as-vessel features a seated male of commanding presence. The dark red-slipped figure portrays a man with confident visage in a straightforward, commanding seated position. His hornlike protrusion...

Seated Male Colima Mexico 100 BC- 300 AD This figure-as-vessel features a seated male of commanding presence. The dark red-slipped figure portrays a man with confident visage in a straightforward, commanding seated position. His hornlike protrusion...

figura e n terracota  maya MUSEO DE HISTORIA NATURAL DE NUEVA YORK

Mayan figure Museo de Historia===superb, can see the color and connection of gloves===

Seated Figure, Mexico, Nayarit, Nayarit, 200 B.C. - A.D. 500 - Burnished ceramic with slip | LACMA Collections

Seated Figure, Mexico, Nayarit, Nayarit, 200 B. 500 - Burnished ceramic with slip

Colima pottery shows a great diversity of shapes and forms, but little technical variation. Most of the parts corresponds to a reddish burnished pottery, sometimes decorated with incisions orange or white. Modeled figures abound, such as objects and animals, especially dogs, vegetables and sea shells. Among the human figures the figures of dwarfs and hunchbacks, who happen to be much more frequent than other representations, such as female figures.

Colima pottery shows a great diversity of shapes and forms, but little technical…

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