Olmec Transformational Were-Jaguar Maskette, Veracruz, Mexico Area, ca 400 BC
A powerful Olmec Were-Jaguar transformation maskette carved from green stone. The features having strong jaguar characteristics accompanied by typical Olmec traits including a supernatural indentation on the forehead and cleft palate. Minor erosion to one ear. Measures 4 1/2" height x 4 1/4" width.