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This is a Jamacoaque Pottery Seated Figure, Manabí Province, Ecuador, c. 500 - 600 A.D. A seated brown coloured ceramic figure of a shaman holding his hands on his knees, with almond-shaped eyes, a 'fleshy' protruding nose, a stylized coiffure or cap-like headdress and wearing a decorated tunic. Provenance: from an old Oxford Archaeological Collection. The artefact is in fine condition and measures 158mm tall.

The Jama Coaque culture is named for two towns in the Manabi Province, in coastal central Ecuador. Although their pottery is similar to nearby cultures, it is often more richly clothed and elaborately adorned; this probably reflects actual traditions.

Price: 220.00




 
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