Tiwanaku Stone Idol c. 1050 A.D.

Tiwanaku Stone Idol c. 1050 A.D.
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Tiwanaku Stone Idol c. 1050 A.D.
Tiwanaku Stone Idol c. 1050 A.D.
Tiwanaku Stone Idol c. 1050 A.D.

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Tiwanaku Idol

 

A fine Tiwanaku sandstone idol. The body is stout with deeply incised quadratic face and body features. Hands are held at the center and high. Wears a full ceremonial garb with a banded headdress. Altiplano region, Lake Titicaca. Ca. 650 to 1050 A.D. Measures 6”/15.6 cm in height, 4”/10.2 cm in width, 3.75”/9.52 cm in length. – Rare

Condition: Sediment deposit within crevices with minor surface erosion. Old inventory No. 153 on the forehead. Fine condition.

Provenance: Ex-K. Downs, Kentucky collection; Private Florida Collection

Price $2,450

 


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