Wheeled Toys in Mexico

@article{Ekholm1946WheeledTI,
  title={Wheeled Toys in Mexico},
  author={Gordon F. Ekholm},
  journal={American Antiquity},
  year={1946},
  volume={11},
  pages={222 - 228}
}
It is the purpose of this paper to bring together all of the known examples of those archaeological objects from Mexico which it seems best to refer to as wheeled toys. All but one of these have previously been described and illustrated, but I have thought it worthwhile to repeat to a certain extent in order to put all the evidence into readily available form. I shall also discuss briefly certain of the historical and general anthropological implications of the presence of wheeled toys in… 
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