Lot 197: An excellent Tumaco bone idol from Colombia
November 6, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: An excellent Tumaco bone idol from Colombia, ca. 300 BC - 400 AD. It is 3-3/4 in high and depicts a seated shaman. Nicely carved and detailed, heavy mineral deposits, mounted on stand. Ex New World Artifacts Gallery. Cf. Valdez 'Amerindian Signs', page 157.
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