Venus of Valdivia, Ecuador, formative Period
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: item # 1241735
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|Very nice body of a "Venus of Valdivia ", Ecuador, Peninsula Santa Elena, Bellavista, ca. 3000 BC . These figurines served usually for ceremonial purposes at funerals, where they were mostly broken, therefore, only seldom, are found intact objects are found . Legs missing. 3,8 cm x 1,6 cm Since 1960, family-owned private collection. I give a written lifetime guarantee of authenticity.|