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Rain God Mask, 13th–14th century. Mexico, Mesoamerica. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979 (1979.206.1062) | This mask, carved from a light green serpentine, depicts the rain god Tlaloc with the characteristic ringed eyes, prominent teeth, and a mouth with an upper lip-moustache that curls on each side. He also wears a nose bar in the nasal septum. #mustache #movember

Hand Hacha, 4th–7th century. Mexico, Veracruz. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979

Turtle Vessel, 200 B.C.E.–C.E. 300. Mexico, Mesoamerica, Colima. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Joanne P. Pearson, in memory of Andrall E. Pearson, 2007 (2007.345.5)

This two-thousand-year-old sculpture shows a jaguar, the largest cat in the Americas. Feline Altar, 1st century BC - AD. 1st century. Izapan. Mexico. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1963 (1978.412.22)

Reclining Dog | 200 BCE–300 CE | Mexico, Mesoamerica, Colima | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York | Gift of Joanne P. Pearson, in memory of Andrall E. Pearson, 2007 | 2007.345.1