Olmec Art as the Mother Culture
Lecture no. 3 from the course: Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed
Taught by Professor Edwin Barnhart | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Delve into Olmec art, searching for clues to who the Olmec were and what preoccupied these builders of Mesoamerica’s first great civilization. Explore the mysteries of giant sculpted heads, jaguar carvings, and full-bearded figures depicting men who some think were foreigners from afar.