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Cupisnique Tembladera Sodalite Temple Idol figure. A wonderful standing figure of a Shaman- hunter with his arms behind his back holding a jaguar a tight fitting cap with snake designs and the classic hole in the abdomen. The eyes set with a pale blue stone. This sculpture has has nearly its entire surface root scored that can be easily seen in the pictures the back having heavy erosion and large amounts of debris and cinnabar, the front also has a fair sized erosion vein as seen in pictures . Frank Preusser of Preusser and Assoc. has authenticated this piece and has a full report on tool signatures and condition but not any culture only that it is ancient. Size H 5.5" W 3.5" D 2" .
Provenance Lashaw - Collins gallery 1960s acquired mid 90s