Olmec Arts and Crafts Image Gallery
*Olmec artists worked with meticulous technique and a refined sensitivity, whether in the basalt
of colossal dimensions or with exquisite jade and serpentine figurines,
ceremonial axes and pendents.*
This stone-work is believed to be one
of an Olmec chief.
-Olmec Culture. Culture and Entertainment Web
One great achievement of the Olmec were the building of large
stone heads.(Seen in Table of Contents)
The Olmec also made miniature stone figures.
Olmec meeting stone figure scene.(Right)
Olmec pot |
An artist's rendition of the were-jaguar