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Rio Magdalena Figural Pottery Burial Urn

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre 1492: item # 1189779

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Rio Magdalena Figural Pottery Burial Urn

Rio Magdalena Pottery Burial Urn of a Female riding a turtle, Colombia ca. 1200 - 1500 CE. Cylindrical body with a stylized turtle projecting on the front, arms out-stretched, four lug handles encircling the shoulder. Surmounted by a domed lid with a seated female figure on top with slender arms and hands outspread on the knees, the face with ears and septum pierced for ornaments. In excellent condition. 23 1/2" high. Ex: Sotheby's New York.

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