The Arts of Ancient Mesoamerica

Description

The AD&A Museum houses a large collection of Ancient Mesoamerican Art.  Included in this group are numerous works from Mexico including spindle whorls and ceramic figurines.

Collection Items

W. Mexico, Colima
Woman grinding corn

Mexico
Amulet: duckbilled man

Mexico, Mezcala
Amulet: frog

Amulet: Snake

Colima, W. Mexico
Animal pot

Ancient Mesoamerican
Animal: figurine

Animal: Turtle

C. Mexico, Chupiruaro
Anthropromorphic Vessel

Mexico or South America,
Arm & Hand (Fragment of Figure)

Colima, Nayarit, W. Mexico
Armadillo figurine

Awl: parrot

Mexico
Axe

Mexico
Axe

Ball Player

Besote

Ahuixotla Teotihuacan
Bird Whistle

West Mexico, Nayarit
Black Tripod Pot

Mexico
Black whistle

Bowl

Bowl with flower decoration

Aztec, Mexico
Carved Face

Colima, W. Mexico
Ceramic Bowl

Ceramic bowl with spout

Mexico
Ceramic human head

Mexico
Ceramic human head

Mexico, Teotinua
Ceramic human head

Mexico
Ceramic Vase-Jar

Chimu Blackware in form of Gourd

Cloaked Male Figure

Coatlinchan (whorl)

Colima, W. Mexico
Colima "Gingerbread" Unglazed Clay Figure of a Man

Colima, W. Mexico
Colima Dog Vessel

Colima, W. Mexico
Colima Vessel

Conch Shell Trumpet

Conch Shell Trumpet

ANCIENT MESOAMERICAN
Container with figure

Maya
Copper Axe-Head

Copper Axe-Head

Mexico
Copper Blade

Maya, Mexico
Crouching Figure with Bowl Head

Mexico
Cylinder

Mexico, Teotihuacan
Dancing Figure

Mexico, Teotihuacan
Dancing Figure

W. Mexico, Colima
Dinking vessel: dog

Mexico, Colima
Dog Ocarina

Mexico
Double bodied vessel

Mexico, Colima
Double Flute

Double Flute

Dress and shoes

W. Mexico, Colima
Drinking vessel: dog

W. Mexico, Colima
Drinking vessel: dog

Eagle pendant

Ear Spool

Colima, W. Mexico
Erotic Colima "Gingerbread" Figure of a Man
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