olmecs

La Venta Monument 1, c. 1960

Podcast Episode 76 l The Olmec Heads

The Americas have been traditionally considered new territories with civilisations not as old as the rest of the world. Even so, we find fascinating signs of varying cultures in both north and south A...

La Cobata head, in the main plaza of Santiago Tuxtla

The Olmec Colossal Heads of MesoAmerica

The Olmec Colossal Heads of MesoAmerica are giant sculptures of heads that were part of the Olmec culture in Mexico and were first uncovered in 1938.