Cemeteries have discovered abstract lithic masks, of obvious religious causality. Each mask presents its own iconic character that impacts with individual personality.

The mouth and eyes are pierced. Eyebrows and nose in relief joined in a T-shape. Zig-Zag steps tattoos below his eyes down into his cheeks. Three small holes for fastening at the top. Catamarca region, Argentina. Condorhuasi-Alamito culture, ca. 500 B.C. - 250 A.D.


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This deeply engraved bone idol is a Dignitary
holding ritual objects. Surrounding the
central figure are decorations of large bands
of geometric shapes with small interlocking
frets that progresses into the back..
A fine symmetric Mezcala anthropomorphic
axe god figure. Type M-8. Carved from grey
Metadiorite stone. Incised features and details
indicated by grooving. Very nice abstract and
artistic piece…

A charming trio of small Bahia-type solid standing figurines. Each are sweet and unique. The first wears an elaborate ear and nose ornaments. All measure over 4" in height. Custom metal stand…  

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An exceptional were-jaguar mask.
Made from the favored jade stone. This mask
is considered to be a shaman in the midst of
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upraised upper lip, bifurcated tongue, curved
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PEWI-118 Tiwanaku Large Bone Stele
This second book in the Yale University
Publications in Anthropology series
dedicated to the Machu Picchu collections
Recovered early in the twentieth century
from Machu Picchu by Hiram Bingham…
ECBH-102 Set of 3 Bahia de Caraquez Figurines
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MXOM-115 Olmec Were-Jaguar Mask MXMA-122 Mezcala Axe God Stone Figure MXCO-133C Teotihuacan Ceramic Mask
A very fine molded pottery mask in typical
Teotihuacan fashion. Realistic facial features.
Traditional triangular face with wide forehead.
Remnants of painted headband...
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Manteño Standing Incensario

A nicely made Manteño Incensario. Standing on a pedestal wearing a wide 6.75" dia. brim hat and large earplugs. Excellent facial features. Used for ceremonial purposes. Brown coloring shows…

ECMT-104 Manteño Standing Incensario

Chontales Trophy Stone Head

This handsome example is made of well finished fine-grained basalt stone. Embellished with strong defined facial characteristics. Pacific coastal region of Costa Rica/Nicaragua. 500AD-1000AD. Measures…

CR-103 Chontales Trophy Stone Head

Bahia Ancestral Stone Tusks

Unique Ancestral stones from the Bahia culture, Ecuador. Ca. 500-500 A.D. Curved tusk-like shape with anthropomorphic features incised on the front. Faces have ovoid eyes and mouth and a parallel sided nose.  Valdivian flat plaques (Palmer Stone) by contrast are similar…

Huari/ Chancay Adolescent Mummy Mask

Nicely carved false mummy head. Painted overall in red cinnabar or iron oxide. Facial features are in relief. Eyes are incised white with black pupils. Four small cutouts behind outer mask used

This excellent pre-colonial Inca kero is in an exceptional state of preservation. Possibly Escallonia wood. Three registers with intricately carved geometrical patterns. Centered are diamond shaped color filled pigmented resins with…

Early Inca Kero

PEIC-103 Early Inca Kero

A fine Mayan stone dagger. Bi-facially knapped with thin handle and ridged sharp blades. Marbleized Gray blue chert. Dagger is very symmetric with well balance to …

Mayan Stone Dagger

Condorhuasi Burial Stone Mask

A lovely anthropomorphic jar from El Angel, Carchi Province of Ecuador. It's double body form is simple yet captivating. Delicate facial features with incised criss-cross patterns on cheeks…

Carchi Anthropomorphic Jar

ECCA-102 Carchi Anthropomorphic Jar

This classic Inca qero has the characteristic Inca form with slightly concave sides, a flat base, and rounded rim. Decoration consists of three incised registers. Immediately under the rim, a gorgeous painted register with images of 5 detailed Jaguars heads, and 5 Suns with halos…

Inca Colonial Era Kero

PEIC-109 Inca Colonial Era Kero

An elegant female ocarina. Expressive example with fine incised surface details. Nice facial features, pierced nose and ears. Beautiful handling of the incised motifs throughout the body. A whistle atop of the head with vent holes…

Guangala Standing Female Ocarina

ECGG-104 Guangala Standing Female Ocarina

Handsome whistling vessel that stands on three tear-shaped legs, manioc tubers or perhaps sweet potatoes, bridge handle on top in the form of an extended monkey. Geometric markings decorate…

Chorrera Manioc Whistling Vessel

ECCH-105 Chorrera Manioc Whistling Vessel

Hold - Pedestal just under 4" by 5" in height.…


Guangala Coatimundi Tazza

ECGG-103 Guangala Coatimundi Tazza

Beautifully artistic flat round seal. Choice condition. Manabi, Ecuador. 500BC - 500AD. Very large. Measures over 3 1/2" in Dia…

Jamacoaque Large Bird Seal

ECJM-108 Jamacoaque Large Bird Seal

Bulbous body with wide mouth opening. Eyes are deeply embossed with all fins pronounced. Burnished orange ceramic. Small area of surface erosion on cheek, otherwise is excellent condition. A rare find.

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Tlatilco Fish Vessel

Valdivian Phase 2 Rounded Palmer Stone. Made from course Volcanic stone. Deep incised anthropomorphic features covering the front.

Loma Alta, Ecuador Ca 2500 BC - 2200 BC.  

Valdivian Palmer Stone

ECVA-120 Valdivia Palmer Stone
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PEWI-107 Wari Huari Mummy Mask
MTMY-107 Mayan Stone Dagger CDHS-113C Condorhuasi Burial Rain Mask

Cemeteries have discovered abstract lithic masks, of obvious religious causality. Each mask presents its own iconic character that impacts with individual personality. Green Stone. Circular lips in relief, like the nose and eyebrows that are joined in a T-shape…

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