Olmec mask at The Metropolitan Museum of Art


Mask, 10th–6th century B.C., Olmec (Mexico), jadeite, 6 3/4 x 6 5/16″ / 17.1 x 16.5 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York). Video from The Metropolitan Museum of Art.


Additional resources:

Olmec art on the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History (by Dr. James Doyle)

View this work on The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s website

Cite this page as: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Olmec mask at The Metropolitan Museum of Art," in Smarthistory, January 25, 2016, accessed March 24, 2017, https://smarthistory.org/olmec-mask-met/.