Replica of San Lorenzo Monument 1

Replica of San Lorenzo Monument 1 (HM1JX6)

Location: Austin, TX 78712 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 17.076', W 97° 43.722'

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This sculpture, weighing 18 tons, is an exact copy of the colossal head that was discovered at the Olmec site of San Lorenzo, Veracruz, Mexico. The original is a landmark work of art of the Olmec culture that flourished in southern Mexico 1500-400 BCE.

The Universidad Veracruzana presented the replica as a gift to the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin Studies in 2008 in recognition of the close ties between the peoples of the United States and Mexico.
HM NumberHM1JX6
Year Placed2008
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Date Added Monday, April 6th, 2015 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 622267 N 3351006
Decimal Degrees30.28460000, -97.72870000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 17.076', W 97° 43.722'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 17' 4.56" N, 97° 43' 43.32" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2300-2320 Red River St, Austin TX 78712, US
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