12 November 2004
A MEZCALA STONE TEMPLE
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
The four-columned temple stands on a raised platform with a narrow row of steps and a graduated roof; in white calcite.
Height 4 3/4 in. (12 cm.)
Carlo Gay Collection
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