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A STRIKING JAMA-COAQUE WARRIOR PRIEST

A STRIKING JAMA-COAQUE WARRIOR PRIEST


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1304827

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CULTURE: Jama-Coaque Origin: Ecuador/Manabi Provence/ Coastal Age: Ca. 200 - 600 A.D. DESCRIPTION: A standing figure measuring 7 1/4" in height by 4" in width by 4 1/8" in depth. A fantastic warrior priest wielding a spear in one hand and a ceremonial staff topped by a human skull in the other. The figure is wearing an ornate circular band headpiece with raised circular elements, an odd nose ornament, ear spools, a chest shield, and a waist band with a dangling triangular pleated skirt with circular motifs. The after firing red, green, and white pigments are in immaculate condition!! The best of the best..... PROVENANCE: Ex: Jack and Kent Bond Gallery