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Jaguar celebrates 100 years as the sportiest British luxury car

This image of a red XKSS was taken in 1974, during the filming of the documentary ‘Sebring: A Place in Time.’ All images courtesy of Jaguar Land Rover North American Archives.

This image of a red XKSS was taken in 1974, during the filming of the documentary ‘Sebring: A Place in Time.’ All images courtesy of Jaguar Land Rover North American Archives.

NEW YORK — There are race cars and there are passenger cars, but perhaps no automaker has more successfully mastered both than the British marque known as Jaguar, which transferred the design flair of racing cars to everyday automobiles.

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A large Olmec jade mask brought $12,000 plus the buyer’s premium in September 2020 at AriMeca Gallery. Image courtesy of AriMeca Gallery and LiveAuctioneers.

Olmec masks reveal an ancient Central American culture

A large Olmec jade mask brought $12,000 plus the buyer’s premium in September 2020 at AriMeca Gallery. Image courtesy of AriMeca Gallery and LiveAuctioneers.

A large Olmec jade mask brought $12,000 plus the buyer’s premium in September 2020 at AriMeca Gallery. Image courtesy of AriMeca Gallery and 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 were jewelry pendants, while others were displayed and later entombed with the persons for whom they were made.

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