Wednesday, 5 May 2010
9333. Valdivia Stone Anthropomorphic Stele
Ecuador, Earliest Horizon, Ca. 2300 to 2000 BC.
Light gray limestone in stylized bird form; boldly cut lines delineating the wings, eyes and beak.
Condition: excellent with surface wear, abrasion and deposits, intact.
Size: 8-1/4 inches H. + custom mount.
Provenance: Private Texas collection.