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Ancient American Art

The Pre-Columbian collection includes a broad range of Meso and South American ceramic vessels, precious metalwork and textiles representative of the religious customs, political structure and daily lives of ancient indigenous peoples. The Nooter Collection features North American Indian ceramics, baskets and rugs ranging from the Pacific Northwest coast, Southwest United States and Plains cultures.

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VMFA Jaguar by Peruvian Moche Style 700x450
VMFA Tabard by Peruvian Nazca Style 700x450
VMFA Funerary Vessel 2 700x450