Olmec Jade Figurine

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Tim Evanson
published on 04 August 2022

A polished jade figurine from the Olmec civilization of Mesoamerica. The larger figure holds a deity, probably a representation of a rain god. (Brooklyn Museum, New York)

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Evanson, T. (2022, August 04). Olmec Jade Figurine. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16232/olmec-jade-figurine/

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Evanson, Tim. "Olmec Jade Figurine." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 04, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16232/olmec-jade-figurine/.

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