Texas Tech University

Pre-Columbian Art

various sculptures

Ranging geographically from present day Mexico, through Central America, and into the Andean corridors of Ecuador and Peru, this collection of prehistoric arts of the native peoples of the Americas surveys indigenous artistic and cultural traditions. Ceramics, jewelry and carved stone from lower Central America and northern South America highlight the collection. Selections are regularly on exhibit in the Diekemper Gallery of Pre-Columbian Art.

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