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LOS ANGELES (AP) – Seven Mayan artifacts looted decades ago from Guatemala are returning to the land of their creation after a representative for an antiquities collector grew suspicious of their origin and contacted the FBI.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) –Archaeologists have found an “extraordinary” Mayan frieze richly decorated with images of deities and rulers and a long dedicatory inscription, the Guatemalan government said Wednesday. The frieze was discovered by Guatemalan archaeologist Francisco Estrada-Belli, a professor at Tulane University’s Anthropology Department, and his team in the northern Province of Peten, the government […]
MONROVIA, Calif. – On March 15, John Moran Auctioneers will present the James M. Cole collection, featuring more than 300 lots of Native American art and artifacts. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK — The Olmec people are believed to be the earliest civilization in Central America, and they lived from about 1200 to 400 BCE in what is now Mexico. They were masters of stonework, and their mask sculptures rank among their most compelling artworks. Although some Olmec masks were worn over the face, most […]