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Valdivia 8 (Piquigua Phase) Atahualpa site Ecuador. Succeeds the Palmar Incised type. Ultra Rare near choice stone. Monolith stone block in bas-relief embellished with deep excised carvings on all six sides. Two trapezoid, two rectangular and two square  sides. Overseeing the cosmos from all directions. These types of Valdivian stones are probably the most purest abstraction of human form. Outstanding piece. 3000 - 1450 BC. Measures 10" in height.

Valdivian Monolith Stone Block
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