North America to 1500

Isthmian cultures (Central America)

The North American Isthmus—today, Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Isthmian cultures (Central America)

<em>Doe Shaman Effigy</em>
Doe Shaman Effigy

We don’t know what the makers of this figure called her, but we can tell that she is at once human and animal.

Mirror Pendant in the Form of a Bat-Human From Grave 5, Sitio Conte
Mirror Pendant in the Form of a Bat-Human From Grave 5, Sitio Conte

This bat-human hybrid preceded the comic version by over a thousand years—move over, Bruce Wayne.

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