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A photo of "the Wrestler", an Olmec era figurine in the Museo Nacional de Antropología e Historia in Mexico City.

Date 2 September 2006
Author George and Audrey DeLange (see

Williams and Heizer state that the rock is "distinctive and that no other monument seen by us in Veracruz or Tabasco is made of the same material". They suggest it is "an imported piece", p. 28.


  • Williams, Howel; and Heizer, Robert F. (1965) "Sources of Rocks Used in Olmec Monuments", in Sources of Stones Used in Prehistoric Mesoamerican Sites, University of California Department of Anthropology.


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