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The anonymous Olmec artisan and Velázquez

Alejandro Goyri Azcapotzalco Carlos Valverde-R México City, México   Figure 1: The Olmeca child (El Niño Olmeca) Museo Nacional de Antropología e Historia de la ciudad de México In México, despite long-standing cultural domination by Catholic Spain, significant numbers Pre-Columbian figurines in terracotta, jade, clay, and other materials have survived. Some of these objects clearly represent […]