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. Altiplano region, Lake Titicaca.
Ca. 650 to 1050 A.D. Measures 7”/17.78 cm in height. Mounted on wood base, metal
Condition: Reassemble from two parts with no restoration over break, otherwise in
Provenance: Ex-H. Johnson; Collection of L. Schaefer; Private Florida Collection