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Unformatted text preview: was primarily used for colossal heads and alters Heads of sculptures lengthened out to resemble corn There are human forms and infant forms with large, downturn lips (jaguar symbolism) Jaguar is an important theme in Olmec art To wear maize (cleft headdress) and a cape are symbols of authority Las Limas- large stone figure with tattoos all over body and holding an infant 17:02 17:02...
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- Spring '11
- hunter gatherer society, Colossal stone heads, populated settlement Maize