Valdivia 8 (Piquigua Phase) Atahualpa site Ecuador. Succeeds the Palmar Incised type—Ultra Rare near choice stone. The monolith limestone block in bas-relief is embellished with resounding, wide excised carvings on all six sides. Four rectangular sides and two square top and bottom. She is overseeing the cosmos from all directions. These Valdivian stones are probably the purest abstraction of human form. Outstanding piece. 3000 – 1450 BC. Measures 10.5″/26,67 cm in height by 3.5”/8,89 cm wide respectively.
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