Olmec Heads - scans of the 17 Olmec heads discovered so far; from Micah Wright's website. Colossal ancient Olmec head from San Lorenzo, Tenochtitlan, Mexico. Gulf coast of Mexico, there were about 20 discovered together. They are ruler portrait
A pre Inca Textile (Paracas Culture - Peru) about 100 AD. Elaborate textiles were excavated from Paracas on the south coast of Peru because it almost never rains on the coast. A burial mantel showing people gyrating in ritual dance.
The ancient Olmec Civilization had far reaching effects on the other great civilizations of Mexico. Large head sculptures are found as far away as central Mexico. Some believe the Olmecs came from Africa.
Textiles de Paracas, The Paracas culture was an Andean society between approximately 800 BCE and 100 BCE, with an extensive knowledge of irrigation and water management and significant contributions in the textile arts.