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Colima Archaic Warrior Whistle Holding a Club! 200 BC!
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1346172

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Colima Archaic Warrior holding a club-Standing in a fluid motion-like filled position with arms raised at the ready at the ready holding a club. A spread feather –like attachment is strapped to the back with straps that chris cross the chest. Applied donut circular eyes typical of the archaic style. Applied strips form a helmet and chin strap. Buff clay with good deposits. The holes on the back suggests that it may have served as a whistle. 6 Β½ β€œ Height Acquired from Irwin Hearsey in... Click for details

Nayarit Pottery Seated Female, Protoclassic
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1240265

Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Nayarit Pottery Seated Female, Protoclassic, Mexico 100 BCE - 250 CE. Figure leaning forward supported on two legged stool. Rotund body decorated with curvilinear and striped resist tattoos. Right hand raised to mouth, deeply slit eyes and multiple ear ornaments. Painted overall in reddish brown and black. 13 3/8" high x 8" wide x 8 1/4" deep and in excellent condition. Ex: Property of the St. Louis University Art collection, gift of Mr. & Mrs. Sam J. Levin, St. Louis. Large, hollow ceramic... Click for details

Colima Pottery Rain God Tlaloc Incensario, Janus form
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1184570

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Colima Pottery Tlaloc Incensario in Janus form looking into the future while looking into the past, Mexico, ca. 100 BCE - 250 CE. The Aztec god of rain, agriculture, fire, and the south. The obverse deity surmounted by two intertwined snakes. Strong facial features with large protruding eyes, hands on his knees. Reverse side without hands and smaller head. One of four legs professionally reattached from original piece. One leg professionally reattached and in excellent condition. 14 3/4" high.... Click for details

Two Aztec Pottery Ceremonial Censers with Portrait Head & Rattle
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1183413

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Sold Separately for $900 Two Aztec Pottery Ceremonial Cercers with Portrait Head & Rattle, Mexico, ca. 550 - 950 CE. Painted black & red with unglazed areas, applied stylized human head with clearly defined features on base. Open geometric pattern, Both are repaired from original pieces with restoration over the break lines. 5 1/4" high x 8 5/8 long x 4 3/4" wide. Incense burners (or censers) are a regular part of household artifact inventories at Aztec-period sites in central Mexico. People... Click for details







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