A very rare “Elites” false head bundle from the Nazca-Huari period. This remarkable
mummy face mask head is comprised of Totoro Reed stuffed within a woven cotton gauze.
Small individual vibrant orange colored feathers are attached to the front creating
the face. Nose bundle is in relief with black feathers being applied for contrast.
Eyes and mouth are made from copper sheet and sewn in. The crown is composed of two
sections. The lower headband is a woven textile with colorful zoomorphic imagery...
This deeply engraved bone idol is a Dignitary holding ritual objects. Surrounding the central figure are decorations of large bands of geometric shapes with small interlocking frets that progresses into the back..
A fine symmetric Mezcala anthropomorphic axe god figure. Type M-8. Carved from grey Metadiorite stone. Incised features and details indicated by grooving. Very nice abstract and artistic piece…
A charming trio of small Bahia-type solid standing figurines. Each are sweet and
unique. The first wears an elaborate ear and nose ornaments. All measure over 4"
in height. Custom metal stand…
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. Also available on
An exceptional were-jaguar mask. Made from the favored jade stone. This mask is considered to be a shaman in the midst of transformation. Notable for its characteristic upraised upper lip, bifurcated tongue, curved fangs and cleft forehead. The Olmec God. A hardbound CIRAM Scientific Analysts report is provided.
Post contact. Consigned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art A set of ceremonial Chicha
drinking bowls from the Altiplano area of Bolivia. Nicely patinated. Each produced
from a single piece of wood. Both contain a pair of yoked animals centered in the
middle with side carved handle/straps…
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…
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…
Cemeteries have discovered abstract lithic masks, of obvious religious causality.
Each mask presents its own iconic character that impacts with individual personality.
Green Stone. Circular lips in relief, like the nose and eyebrows that are joined
in a T-shape…
A fine Mayan stone dagger. Bi-facially knapped with thin handle and ridged sharp
blades. Marbleized Gray blue chert. Dagger is very symmetric with well balance to