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Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure of a Woman Giving Birth

$15,662.51

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Pre-Columbian pottery figure of a seated woman giving birth, with her hands behind the back. It was most probably used by a shaman to look for the benevolence of the "snake woman" also known as Cihuacóatl who was one of the great motherhood and fertility goddesses. Terracotta red beige coffee with traces of localized manganese dioxide. Very beautiful state of conservation except a small missing piece of veneer from the hair and a bit bigger missing piece at the left hand. Mexico, early pre-Classic - ancient Classic, 50 BC-250 AD.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.42 in. (29 cm)Width: 6.7 in. (17 cm)Depth: 7.49 in. (19 cm)
  • Style
    Pre-Columbian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    50 BC-250 AD
  • Condition
    Minor losses.
  • Seller Location
    Pully, CH
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU242338646353

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Sofia, Bulgaria
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