The role of the Olmec in Mesoamerican society is a matter of hot debate between archaeologists and anthropologists.
5 - 8
Anthropology, Archaeology, Social Studies, Ancient Civilizations, World History, Storytelling
Olmec Head Statue
The Olmec colossal heads are the most famous artifacts left behind by the Olmec civilization. The Olmec people are believed to have occupied a large part of modern-day Southern Mexico.
Photograph by DEA / M. SEEMULLER
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May 20, 2022
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