Olmec Head No 8

Sculpture in Pilsen & Near South Side

Staring out from the Field Museum's lawn, Olmec Head No 8 is a replica of one of many sculptures the Olmec people carved in Veracruz, Mexico, c 1300 BC. Scholars believe the colossal heads are likenesses of revered Olmec leaders. This guy's noggin weighs in at 1700lb.

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