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Olmec Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 38 pictures in our Olmec collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Olmec ruler in a stylised Jaguar mouth cave holding a baby deity Featured Print

Olmec ruler in a stylised Jaguar mouth cave holding a baby deity

Olmec ruler in a stylised Jaguar mouth cave holding a baby deity. Werejaguars and jaguar babies were powerful deities for the Olmecs and their cult had its origins in shamanistic rituals and beliefs. Country of Origin: Mexico. Culture: Olmec. Date/Period: 1100-450 BC. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ N.J. Saunders. Location: 02A

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images

The San Martin Pajapan Idol or Monument 1" Featured Print

The San Martin Pajapan Idol or Monument 1"

The "San Martin Pajapan Idol" or "Monument 1". It depicts a sitting Olmec figure wearing a headdress with a stylised feline-like face. He wears large pendant earrings and grasps a "ceremonial bar" or a stylised snake with both hands. Country of Origin: Mexico Culture: Olmec Period/ Date: Early formative period c 1000 BC Material/ Size: Volcanic basalt H=1.4m. Place of Origin: San Martin Pajapan volcano. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/Jalapa Museum of Anthropology, Veracruz. Location: 02

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images

View of the Jaguar Cage, Olmec, Mexico, 1100-450 BC. Artist: Werner Forman Featured Print

View of the Jaguar Cage, Olmec, Mexico, 1100-450 BC. Artist: Werner Forman

View of the Jaguar Cage, Olmec, Mexico, 1100-450 BC. A structure constructed from huge basalt cylinders. Jaguars were important figures to the Olmecs and were considered the alter ego of a shaman. As the most powerful predators they symbolised danger, harm and mischieviousness

© Werner Forman Archive/ N.J.Saunders / Heritage-Images

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