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Used in a ceremonial setting. The representation of this nude male may be linked to agricultural, field-fertility rites. Nicely sculpted face with bob cut hair. Decorated geometric patterns on the burnished lower half of the vessel. Black and red on cream resist paint. Minor surface erosion. Small stable hairline crack at base of effigy with testicles being reattached. Measures 10.75”/27.30 cm in length. Piartal cultural complex ca. 750 A.D.-1250 A.D. Highland Narino region.

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Nariño Human Effigy Clyster Tube
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