Mesoamerica and the Intermediate Area
Some exceptionally fine objects from Mesoamerica present a survey of art of the Formative (1200 BC–AD 300), Classic (300–1000) and Post-Classic (1000–1521) periods. Figurative sculpture and jewelry in ceramic and stone are particularly well represented.
Tairona culture, Santa Marta, Colombia
L. 1 5/8 in. (4.3 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 72.18