This is a Seated shaman jar
Seated shaman hunchback figural jar with ring base. Elaborate headband nose ring labret & necklace with avian pendant. Rare. Blackware from the Tairona Culture.
Tairona was a group of chiefdoms in the region of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in present-day Cesar, Magdalena and La Guajira Departments of Colombia, South America, which goes back at least to the 1st century CE and had significant demographic growth around the 11th century.
Anthropomorphic Tairona Figure Jar
800 AD - 1500 AD