Taino Zemi Duho

A significant and scarce artifact from the Taino culture. Dominican Republic. Ca. 1250-1400 AD. Sat upon by a cacique (chief) in religious ceremonials. This intact Duho is extremely rare and a most unique find. Sculpted from one solid piece of wood and elaborately carved in the shape of an ancestor spirit known as a zemi. Well executed head, legs and beautiful scrollwork on lifted back. Genitalia exposed underneath. Excellent rich patina…

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The Sacred Valley of the Incas: Myths and Symbols
Standing on a pedestal wearing a
wide 6.75" dia. brim hat and large
earplugs. Excellent facial features.
Used for ceremonial purposes.
Brown coloring shows…

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An extraordinary and rare Colima
Fish Flute. This example is fully
detailed with excellent coloring. Large
head with appliqué eyes. Elongated
body with two dorsal, two pectoral,
two anal and a caudal fin…

Special  $1,825.00
A beautifully large sized Valdivian
sand stone plaque. Bas-relief with
deeply excised carvings. Calcium
Carbonate incrustations throughout…

Special  $3,825.00
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

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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.

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ECMT-104 Manteño Standing Incensario PEIC-119 Inca Warriors Huaraca (Waraka)
MXCO-103 Colima Fish Flute
This six pointed bronze mace head
is very stout and has a unique
isosceles trapezoid shape. One end
is larger than the other. Heavy and
adequately size to produce a very
damaging weapon. Excellent
condition with nice patina…

Special  $965.00
ECVA-106 Valdivian Stone Plaque

Fine and rare roller pin type sello. Deeply impressed geometric designs. The function of Pre-Columbian seals has long been a matter of debate. They were not used to stamp clay like Near Eastern…

Jamacoaque Rolling Pin Type Seal

ECJM-111 Jamacoaque Rolling Pin Type Seal

Portrayed in this rattling vessel, the Mayan Bat God called "Camazotz". Inhabited in Xibalba - the god of darkness, violence and sacrifice…

Mayan Camazotz Rattle Vessel

MTMY-102 Mayan Rattle Vessel

Handsome torso of a Dignitary. Hollow grayware pottery. Fragmentary figure depicting a male wearing a tall, conical headdress having a central tassel and a broad segmented collar around his neck…

La Tolita / Tumaco Torso of a Dignitary

ECLT-109 La Tolita / Tumaco Torso of a Dignitary
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Royal Inca Silver Plugs

An extraordinary pair of choice Inca Royal ear spools. Silver plated, straight style plug. Continuous scroll work of the eternity symbol on outer parameter. Hunter/warrior with animal repousse motifs…

PEIC-113 Royal Inca Silver Plugs

Guangala Standing Figure

Handsome Guangala figure. Standing as if he was offering himself with hands and arms to his side. Very nice handling of the incised body motif. Burnished surface. Restored. Whistle is…

ECGG-105 Guangala Standing Figure

Quimbaya Champlevé Incensario Bowl

Superb example of meticulous Quimbayan workmanship in red ware pottery. Deep cut away in champlevé (chip-carving) technique on outer surface. Ample mineral deposit throughout. No repairs…

CBQB-102 Quimbaya Champlevé Incensario Bowl

Bahia Female Whistling Vessel

Gorgeous vessel of an unclothed Bahian woman. Adorned with a necklace, ear plugs and nose ring. Functional whistle. Restored. Measures 21 cm. Manabi region, Ecuador 500 BC - 500 AD. Outstanding…

ECBH-105 Bahia Female Whistling Vessel

Valdivia - Chorrera Ceremonial Feline Stone Mortar

This is an exceptional and choice stone sculpture of the Transition Style. Beautiful spiral perforation on the tail. Dark green coloring. Valdivia region, Ecuador. 2000BC/300BC Measuring 5" long by 2 3/4" tall…

ECCH-110 Valdivia - Chorrera Ceremonial Feline Stone Mortar

Valdivian Stone Idol

Near Perfect symmetric Valdivian sand stone plaque. Bas-relief with deeply excised carvings. Good age deposits throughout. Chebe Region, Ecuador. Phase 8. Measures 7 1/4" in height by 4 1/4” wide…

ECVA-105 Valdivian Stone Idol

Valdivian Stone Plaque

Beautifully sized Valdivian sand stone plaque. Bas-relief with deeply excised carvings. Calcium Carbonate incrustations throughout. Chebe Region, Ecuador. Phase 8. Fine Condition. Measures…

ECVA-106 Valdivian Stone Plaque

Choice condition. The function of Pre-Columbian seals has long been a matter of debate. They were not used to stamp clay like Near Eastern seals. The lack of evidence in the archaeological record…

Jamacoaque Large Zoomorphic Flat Seal

ECJM-109 Jamacoaque Large Zoomorphic Flat Seal

Large Chancay Staff

A hansom and  large Chancay Staff. Made from a light wood (Alder tree) that measures 21" in length. Iconic homogeneous face finial. Strong brow, nose and sculpted chin. Eyes are carved…

PECH-107 Large Chancay Burial Staff CBTR-102 Tairona Zoomorphic Rattle Dish

Tairona Zoomorphic Rattle Dish

rphic Jar

Rare and impressive zoomorphic dish from the Tairona culture. Two upturned zoomorphic rattling heads on ends and six animal heads centered on dish body. No repairs. Choice condition…

Manteño Parrot Shell Mortar

A wonderful Manteño shell mortar in the shape of a parakeet. This adorable miniature mortar was de-accessioned from the collection of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC (inventory 67.12.12). Published in the book “The Pre-Columbian Collection…

ECVA-115D Valdivian Parakeet Shell Mortar

Chorrera Belly Bowl

ECCH-102 Chorrera Belly Bowl

An Excellent Chorrera supine effigy vessel with Cerro Narrio style modeling. Commonly named "belly bowl" as having a collared rim central opening. Head, arms and mammiform legs are punched out from…