Very Rare, Scholarly Publication from the Society for American Archaeology. Complete
Run from Volume 1 (1990) to Volume 15 (2004) and Volume 17 (2006) to Volume 19 (2008).
Massive lot of 72 back issued journals of Latin American Antiquity. These were published
quarterly by the Society for American Archaeology and are packed with articles, reports
and reviews by professional archaeologists on all aspects of Latin American archaeology
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A sweet Effigy Jar from the Chorrera culture, Ecuador. Ca. 1000-500 BC. This open bowl vessel is mold made. Reddish clay under slip and burnished. Adolescent in appearance. Wears over- sized ear plugs (napkin ring type)... Special 485.00 USD
This rare late Inca vessel is in the form of a Criollo bull. These robust cattle were brought in by the Spanish during the conquest of the Americas during the… Special 855.00 USD
This unique war Sling was well constructed and made of twisted human hair and braided with Llama wool. Common huaracas were generally made with more elaborate complex braids using multiple contrast colored Llama fibers. One could… Special 1,295.00 USD
A superb “T” shaped serpentine stone celt from the Inca culture, Ecuador. Rich dark
green in color with gold spotting throughout. Surface is highly polished with some
Special 945.00 USD
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If you are searching for a book that ties together Andean mythology, Incan Historical Data and a new approach to those applications and relevancies into today, this book will impress you. Special Pricing
Beautifully carved and handsome Nariño Bone Pendent. Very scarce item, due to the areas natural humid environment. Scattered mixed dendrites throughout mask. Completely intact and in fine condition. Nariño region, Colombian / Ecuador. 800-1250AD. Special 875.00 USD
An Exceptional Manteño Bone Finial of Pachacamac "The Creator". This superb carving
expressively insinuates supreme status. High probability of this being made for an
extremely high ranked or important individual. Use of bone was very spiritual and
a highly valued…
A charming feline amulet from the Valdivia culture. Made from the important and thick
Spondylus Shell. Crouched Jaguar with geometric patterns throughout it’s body. Perforation
to nose possibly for suspension. Most certain a status piece.
A large Inca Caullama Stone Conopa in the form of a heavy fleeced Suri Alpaca. An
unusual deep “Torus shaped” qocha (reservoir) ground into back. Passed down in generations
from father to the eldest son. Used in…
A stunning and decorative vessel from the Guanajuato River Valley, Western Mexico.
This piece is adorned with stylized geometric patterns in red on burnished cream.
Globular base with double neck and handles…
An all black face of beauty. Superb and larger than average size pectoral facial
mask from the Manteño culture of Ecuador. Wears the iconic ear and nose ornaments
and displays high rank from the engraved…
A large and heavy solid unburnished buff slab figure from the Quimbaya culture, Caldas
complex. Rarer seated female with extended forward down arms and legs, both adorned
with incised bands painted in white. Rectangular shaped head with faint…
A sophisticated and important ceremonial vessel from the Tairona Culture. This unique
"Joined Chieftain Jar" represents a unity or marriage between a leading male and
female dignitary. The vessels are well tethered by a single strap…
A charming standing Jamacoaque adolescent. Adorned with traditional earrings, nose
ring and necklace. She wears a heavily designed skirt and matching shoulder tattoos.
Stage 2 Palmer Notched Incised. Carved stone figurine with face and legs indicated
(notched). This Formative culture represents the earliest known appearance of this
form of artistic expression in the New World. Similar examples in Ancient Ecuador
- Culture, Clay and Creativity 3000-300 B.C.
Large fine reptilian style effigy jar from the Nicoya Region of Costa Rica. This
superlative pear-shaped polychrome ceramic vessel has two protruding crocodile heads
with a beautiful complex painted motif that stands on hollow rattle tripod legs...
Valdivia 8 (Piquigua Phase) Atahualpa site Ecuador. Succeeds the Palmar Incised type.
Ultra Rare near choice stone. Monolith Limestone block in bas-relief embellished
with deep, wide excised carvings on all six sides. Four rectangular sides and two
square top and bottom…