La Venta

La Ven·​ta | \ ləˈventə \

Definition of La Venta

: of or relating to a culture of southeastern Mexico of about 500 b.c. to a.d. 600 characterized by huge stone realistic figures and carved jade figurines and ornaments

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from La Venta, village in southeastern Mexico, site of the finds

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“La Venta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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