A Rare Pre Columbian Tajin Culture , Central Gulf Coast , Vera Cruz , Mexico , Alabaster Figure

A Rare Pre Columbian Tajin Culture , Central Gulf Coast , Vera Cruz , Mexico , Alabaster Figure
Circa 500 – 1450 A.D
Size : 13 cm high – 5 ins high
This marvellous carved striated alabaster figure seated cross legged with his head uplifted in meditation , has the childlike face of the stone carvings of the Olmec's , but in the subtropical region of the Mexican Central Gulf coast around Vera Cruz a separate society developed with a distinct culture called Tajin . These figures are found amongst grave offerings ; a similar example to this can be found in the Brooklyn Museum , New York .

A Rare Pre Columbian Tajin Culture , Central Gulf Coast , Vera Cruz , Mexico , Alabaster Figure

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