The Olmecs war the first major ceevilization in Guatemala an Mexico follaein a progressive development in Soconusco an modren soothwastren pacific lawlands o Guatemala. Thay lived in the tropical lawlands o sooth-central Mexico, in the present-day states o Veracruz an Tabasco. It haes been speculatit that Olmec derive in pairt frae neighbourin Mokaya an/or Mixe–Zoque.
- Malmström, Vincent H. "The Maya Inheritance" (PDF). Retrieved 16 September 2014.