Black stone head

ID no.: 40093


Title: Black stone head


Culture/Location: Huastec? Mexico


Date/Period: AD 1350-1521?


Material: Stone


Notes: Looks like Huastec god of pulque (a milky beer), from the Gulf Coast. Compare with MuseĆ© du Quai Branly no. 6711 and 6712. Possible Olmec influ-ence, as can be seen in Pre-Columbian Mexican Miniatures from the Albers col-lection, p. 3.