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Anthropomorphic Tairona Figure Jar

Anthropomorphic Tairona Figure Jar

SKU: 399

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.

  • Circa

    800 AD - 1500 AD

  • Provenance

    Colombia - Tairona

  • Culture

    Tairona Culture / Pre-Columbian

  • Material


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