Pre-Hispanic Art

Pre-Hispanic Art

The Museum’s Pre-Hispanic collection, encompassing Mesoamerican, Central American and Peruvian cultures, span 2,500 years of history. Over 2,000 artifacts offer fine examples of vessels, ceremonial objects, tools, body ornaments and reliefs from major ancient cultures including Teotihuacan, Mayan, Zapotec, Nayarit, Colima and Peruvian Incan civilizations.

Bowl with Faces

Unknown
300 BCE–500 CE
Colima/Nayarit, Mexico
Burial Figurine's Head Fragment

Unknown
1400 (Post Classic)
Northern Lowlands
Burial Figurine's Head Fragment

Unknown
1400 (Post Classic)
Northern Lowlands
Burial Figurine's Head Fragment

Unknown
1400 (Post Classic)
Northern Lowlands