Olmec Head, Number 8

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The sculpture in Chicago in 2015
Plaque for the Chicago sculpture

Olmec Head, Number 8 is a colossal head sculpture. The original sculpture is located at the Museum of Anthropology in Xalapa, Veracruz.


There are several replicas. The reproduced stone sculpture in Chicago, on the east side of the Field Museum of Natural History, was created by Ignacio Perez Solano and installed in 2000.[1]

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  1. ^ "Grant Park Sculptures". Grant Park Conservancy. Retrieved April 9, 2017.