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    Animal Effigy 

    Bontrager, Nick
    The face of this stone figure resembles an animal, perhaps a monkey, who here holds its hands to its chest. Although the function of this piece is not known, it may have been used as some type of religious object or decoration.
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    Head Fragment 

    This ceramic head displays exaggerated facial features. In many Mesoamerican cultures, people with deformities were accorded a high social status and believed to have special, sacred powers. Though its exact context and ...