A museum quality and excessively rare huge funerary / death mask of dark green stone of the Yuruma culture of Bolivia, dating 600+ years old with a TL test by Ralf Kotallas lab. This places the mask in the late years of the culture, 800-1400 AD.
The Yuruma culture is of the Tiahuanaco, Fase IV region of Cerro Potosi and Huayna Potosi in B ...click for details
A very rare and stunning Pre-Columbian anthropomorphic vessel, Peru, Culepitha dating to c. 200-800 BC.
The vessel depicts a seated man, possibly a priest, with his hands folded / clasped in front of him. His high headdress is at the same time the rim of the jar. A beautyful and important piece done in a classic style. ...click for details
An outstanding and massive ancient stone sculpture, from the Chavin or Requay Culture of Northern Peru, dating to antiquity, 900 BC to 200 BC
These cultures represents the first widespread, recognizable artistic style in the Andes. Chavín art can be divided into two phases: The first phase corresponding to the construction of the "Ol ...click for details