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Style: Pre-Columbian
Inca Woven Hat with Feather Plume
Located in Chicago, IL
A beautiful contrast of colors and textures, this fantastic feather headdress is a woven hat of the Inca period, (circa 1460-1532). The style of the fez-shaped hat originated in the ...
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16th Century Chilean Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Feathers, Wool

Petite Pre-Columbian Redware Olla
Located in Chicago, IL
Exhibiting a rich patina and a beautifully irregular pattern of pitted wear, this petite redware olla vessel shows many telltale signs of Pre-Columbian pottery. The vessel has a glob...
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15th Century and Earlier Central American Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Petite Pre-Columbian Redware Olla
Located in Chicago, IL
This little jar is a beautiful example of Mesoamerican pottery, decorated with red and white slip clay in the style of Chupícuaro ware. The olla vessel has a globular body with a rou...
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15th Century and Earlier Central American Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Colima Ceramic Dog Effigy Vessel, ca. 300 AD
Located in Chicago, IL
This charming ceramic dog is attributed to the Colima region of Western Mexico and dates to ca. 300 AD. Standing at attention with teeth bared, the dog is sculpted with an animated p...
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15th Century and Earlier Mexican Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Earthenware

Jalisco Kneeling Female Figure, ca. 400 AD
Located in Chicago, IL
This commanding earthenware figure is attributed to the Jalisco region of Western Mexico and dates to ca. 400 AD. Possibly depicting an ancestor, warrior, or mythical person, the fig...
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15th Century and Earlier Mexican Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Earthenware

Pre-Columbian Incised Redware Olla
Located in Chicago, IL
Exhibiting a rich patina, this petite redware vessel shows many telltale signs of Pre-Columbian pottery. Speckled with imperfections, the vessel's warm red-orange coloration was achi...
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15th Century and Earlier Central American Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Pre-Columbian Redware Vessel with Face
Located in Chicago, IL
Exhibiting a rich patina, this petite redware vessel shows many telltale signs of Pre-Columbian pottery. Speckled with imperfections, the vessel's warm red-orange coloration was achi...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Central American Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Petite Pre-Columbian Chupícuaro Redware Olla
Located in Chicago, IL
This little jar is a beautiful example of Mesoamerican pottery, decorated with red and white slip clay in the style of Chupícuaro ware. The olla vessel has a wide, globular body with...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Central American Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Petite Pre-Columbian Chupícuaro Redware Olla
Located in Chicago, IL
This small olla jar is a beautiful example of Mesoamerican pottery, decorated with red, white, and orange slip in the style of Chupícuaro ware. The wide, globular body of the vessel ...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Central American Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Petite Pre-Columbian Blackware Olla
Located in Chicago, IL
Exhibiting a rich patina, this petite blackware vessel shows many telltale signs of Pre-Columbian pottery. Speckled with imperfections, the vessel's darkened surface was achieved by ...
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15th Century and Earlier Central American Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Pre-Columbian Round Incised Bowl
Located in Chicago, IL
With a worn, glossy finish, this round orangeware bowl is a wonderful example of Pre-Columbian pottery. The delicate bowl has a flared lip banded by incised geometric patterns and pa...
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15th Century and Earlier Central American Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Abstract Geometric Checkerboard Pre-Columbian Early Nazca Textile - 100-300 AD
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Bold color and dramatic design make this style a favorite among collectors of modern art. Excellent condition. Several minor holes are effectively backed with a compatible color, and...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Mayan Pre-Columbian Style Red Round Jar with Naturalistic Drawings
Located in Huay Pix, MX
Tzeltal Amatenango Collection Place of origin: Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas, Mexico Collection of pots and jars decorated with natural red or white pigments, some with naturalis...
Category

2010s Central American Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Clay

Maya Mam Large Red Jar Pre Columbian Design, Indigenous Pottery
Located in Huay Pix, MX
MAM Collection Place of origin: Department of Huehuetenango, Guatemala Collection of jars made of red clay. They have traditionally been used to carry water. Made by three sister...
Category

2010s Guatemalan Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Clay

Pre-Columbian Inca Complete Uncu Textile, Peru 1300-1500 AD, Ex Guillot-Muñoz
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Inca Complete Uncu of beautiful geometric composition with serpent form in red, purple and yellow. This beautiful poncho of a geometric composition has only some worn out sections on...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Persian Lion Kilim
Located in New York, NY
Accent size Persian Kilim from the late 20th century with a lion sitting on a striated black grey field. Measures: 5'1'' x 6'5''. This was originally belonging to a private Per...
Category

Late 20th Century Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Mayan Pre-Columbian Style White Round Jar with Naturalistic Drawings
Located in Huay Pix, MX
Tzeltal Amatenango Collection Place of origin: Amatenango del Valle, Chiapas, Mexico Collection of pots and jars decorated with natural red or white pigments, some with naturalis...
Category

2010s Central American Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Clay

Pre-Columbian Oaxacan Spouted Ox or Horned Bull Vessel, 14th-15th Century
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderful Pre-Columbian spouted vessel with distinct features that of an ox or horned bull. Well crafted with a nice feel and look to it. From a collection of primitive and tri...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Central American Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Pottery, Terracotta

Pre-Columbian Nazca Checkerboard Cushma 200-400 AD Ex Guillot-Muñoz
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Impressive Nazca Cushma of checker works design composed of a red and yellow cross over the green background. A true collector's piece. Provenance: From the Collection of Guill...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Pre-Columbian Style Pottery Vessel with Cat or Coyote Heads
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a lovely representation of a Native American antiquity, namely, a Pre-Columbian Style pottery vessel with cat heads. Most likely a 20th Century copy. It appears to be a ...
Category

20th Century American Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Pottery

Pre-Columbian Zoomorphic Ocarina Musical Instrument
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
A refined Pre-Columbian artist who was deeply engrossed in portraying the divine simplicity of sculpture and line undoubtedly created this exquisite Ocarina. The artist has paid spec...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Terracotta

Pre-Columbian Mantle Kilim Type Tapisserie Multicolor Designs - Nazca 200-600 AD
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Beautiful Pre-columbian Mantle with a Central Kilim Type Tapisserie of Multicolor Designs with Priests Upraising their Arms Toward the Skies. It is surrounded by 2 Long Red Plain Cot...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Vintage Turkish Deco Runner
Located in New York, NY
Rare size mid-20th century Turkish Deco long and narrow runner with a repetitive all-over checkerboard design. Measures: 2'3'' x 15'6''.
Category

Mid-20th Century Turkish Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Two Carved Mayan Deity Limestone Architectural Carvings or Elements
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Two carved Mayan deity limestone architectural carvings or / elements, 19th century or older The larger measures 7" W x 5.5" H x 4.5" D with a 2.5" protrusion The smaller measures ...
Category

19th Century Central American Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Limestone

Intricate Pre-Columbian Textile, Peru Ex Ferdinand Anton
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Extremely detailed yellow embroidered Pre-Columbian textile fragment with hints of red from the Chancay culture in Peru. This piece is framed in a black shadowbox. It is a wonder ...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Prehispanic Ceramic Turtle Vessel from Mexico, Date Unknown
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Prehispanic ceramic turtle vessel with red paint, Located outside the village of Santiago, Nayarit, Mexico, date unknown.
Category

15th Century and Earlier Mexican Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Pre-Columbian Gold Quimbaya Necklace with Six Frogs
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Gold Quimbaya necklace with beads in the shape of six frogs of delicate and slender shape with a beautiful gold color and patina, very nice expression with two narrow lines on the ba...
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15th Century and Earlier Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Pre-Columbian Ceramic Vessel from Mexico
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Pre-Columbian ceramic vessel from Northern Nayarit, Mexico. Hand painted. Unknown origin.
Category

15th Century and Earlier Mexican Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Extremely Rare Pre-Columbian Chimu Gauze Poncho Textile, Peru, 1000-1450 AD
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Chimu brown gauze shirt with multiple red and white fringe lines forming V designs like the one around the neck, with very rarely seen sleeves and border fringe in the same material.
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Persian Gorilla Face Lion Kilim
Located in New York, NY
Accent size Persian Kilim from the late 20th century with a yellow lion featuring abstract elements with a gorilla face sitting on a black ground Measures: 4'2'' x 6'8'' This w...
Category

Late 20th Century Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Pre-Columbian Chancay Coca Leaf Bag with Shamans and Zoomorphic Figures, Peru
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Brown Chancay coca bag with shamans and zoomorphic figures depicted in the centre on a in various colors on a red background. This piece is accompanied by an EU cultural goods cer...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Abstract Paracas Precolumbian Textile, Peru, 1100-1400 AD, Ex Ferdinand Anton
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Earth tones pre-Columbian textile fragment with abstract embroidered figures. This piece is framed in a black shadowbox. It is a wonder to behold antiquities such as a pre-Columbi...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Pre-Columbian Nazca Unku with Stepped Zig-Zag Design, Peru 200-300 AD
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Complete Nazca unku with white, red, green, black and yellow step zig-zag design with red bottom with fringe and maroon upper part and beige trim around the arm and neck openings ...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Pre-Columbian Ceramic Vessel from Mexico, Date Unknown
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Prehispanic turtle vessel with human head and red paint, from the outskirts of Ixtlan del Rio, Nayarit, Mexico, date unknown. Appears to be a candleholder or copal burner. Rim on the...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Mexican Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Pre-Columbian Style Pottery Centerpiece
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a lovely piece of reproduction Native American antiquity, namely, a vintage Pre-Columbian style pottery centerpiece. From circa early 20th century and probably made in ...
Category

20th Century Mexican Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Pre-Columbian Rare Gold Veraguas/Diquis Supernatural Drummer Pink Tourmaline
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Natural pink tourmaline necklace (167 gms) with rare gold Veraguas/Diquis supernatural drummer. Very fine example of ancient, Precolumbian goldwork form Central America, either Costa...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Gold

Pre-Columbian Chuquibamba Banner, Peru 1000-1400 AD Ex Guillot-Muñoz
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Exceptional Banner of Pageantry with Multicolor Tapisserie Squares with 8 Weave Ornaments in Relief. On the inferior part the ornaments float with the wind. (2 are missing) Very good...
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15th Century and Earlier Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Framed Collection of Pre-Classic Period Sculptures / Heads
Located in New York, NY
Incredible collection of pre-columbian clay sculptures / figures / statues / pottery, mounted and framed. The pieces date from the pre-classic (Formative) period of Meso-American cul...
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15th Century and Earlier North American Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

20th Century, Small Mayan Art Style Turquoise Censer, Colombia 1960
Located in Catania, IT
Amazing Turquese Stone Censer, in perfect condition. Incredible and suitable for decorating your home with style.  
Category

1960s Colombian Vintage Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Precious Stone

America’s First “Spirit God” Ancestor
Located in South Burlington, VT
Pre-Columbian, Hispaniola, Arawak Peoples, Taino Native Indians, early 20th century or older This is an ancestor sculpture from the Arawak Peoples of the Greater Antilles Islands....
Category

Early 20th Century American Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Stone

Pre-Columbian Ica Fringed Textile Panel, Ex Kate Kemper, Peru 800 to 1200 AD
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
A semi-ovoid rectangular panel with heavily fringed border having a very tightly woven multi-color geometric pattern consisting of two scroll devices containing multiple stylized zoo...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Pre-Columbian Lambayeque Textile Ceremonial Panel
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Impressive pre-columbian Lambayeque textile ceremonial panel. Lambayeque, Peru. Mint condition. Museum piece. Ex. Sotheby’s, New York. The Lambayeque civilization (aka Sicán) flou...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Pre-Columbian Nazca Textile, Stepped Zig-Zag Design, Nazca Peru 200-400 AD
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Complete Pre-Columbian Nazca textile with stepped zig-zag design in yellow, ochre red, and brown/black shades with yellow fringes.
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

African Black Stone Palette Dish Bowl Ashtray Relief Sculpture
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Native carved blackened stone artifact, weighs 2 lbs 12 oz. Age is unknown, estate purchase.
Category

15th Century and Earlier Puerto Rican Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Cast Stone

Pre-Columbian Red Gauze with Muñecas Figures, Proto-Nazca Peru, 100 BC-300 AD
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Red Gauze mantle with multi-color little figures border with a long brown hair-like fringe. The tiny figures resemble prisoners tied together with a long and wide central band, with ...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Mayan Pre-Columbian Style Large Dark Pot with Geometric Drawings
Located in Huay Pix, MX
Tzeltal Ocosingo Collection Place of origin: Sierra de Ocosingo, Chiapas, Mexico Collection of pots, jugs and jugs of different shapes and uses, with black, geometric drawings o...
Category

2010s Central American Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Clay

Pre-Columbian Inca Mantle with 16 Figures, Peru, 1476-1534 AD
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Inca Mantle with 16 figures in cubist form with multi-color fringes. This pieces with a Certificat de Bien Culturel from France. For the Incas finely worked and highly decorativ...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Pre-Columbian Chimu Gold Mask With Scar
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
A large sheet gold mask depicting a stylized human face having an individually fashioned and applied nose. Large low relief repousse eyes and rectangular mouth. Long rectangular ears...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Gold

Pre-Columbian Chimu Multicolor Banner with Geometric Designs
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Beautiful and Impressive Fragment of a Multicolor Banner with Ocher, Red and Purple with Geometric Designs with Birds and Mythic Creatures in Horizontal Bands. This piece is accomp...
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15th Century and Earlier Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Mayan Ulua Valley Banded Vessel, Ex-Andy Warhol
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Very fine terracotta jar in three tiers painted on the interior with dancing stick figures; on the exterior band of glyphoids at top showing human faces, lotus blossoms in the middle...
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15th Century and Earlier Mexican Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Terracotta

Mayan Pre-Columbian Style Large Pot with Geometric Drawings
Located in Huay Pix, MX
Tzeltal Ocosingo Collection Place of origin: Sierra de Ocosingo, Chiapas, Mexico Collection of pots, jugs and jugs of different shapes and uses, with black, geometric drawings o...
Category

2010s Central American Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Clay

Pre-Columbian Multi-Color Diamond Shaped Nazca Unku Textile, Peru, 200-400 AD
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Very colorful complete Nazca unku in multi-color camelid wool with lozenge diamond and zig-zag design patterns. The beautiful blue and light pink color makes this textile very unique...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

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Textile

Pre-Columbian Multi-Color Chancay Textile, Cubist Animals, Peru 1100-1400 AD
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Magnificent Pre-Columbian multi-color Chancay textile with animal figures in cubist form. The Chancay are known more for their textiles than for their ceramics. Textiles from elit...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

Striped Inca Pre-Columbian Textile, Peru, circa 1400-1532 AD, Ex Ferdinand Anton
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Earth tones adorn this striped pattern pre-Columbian textile. It is a wonder to behold antiquities such as a pre-Columbian textiles, an authentic piece of art that has been preser...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

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Textile

Pre-Columbian Chancay Painted Textile - Brown Fishes and Dots On Vertical Bands
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Chancay Painted Textile with Brown Fishes and Dots On Vertical Bands. Even though the piece is incomplete, the powerful design resembles an abstract modern painting by Henry Matisse....
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Finest Monumental Inca Royal Yupana
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Yupanas were used as calculators or abaci during the Inca Period. This is one of the finest and monumental an example of a Inca table Royal Stone Yupana or archeological Yupana, undo...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Stone

Pre-Columbian Funerary Gold Mask with Royal Turquoise Beads in its Eyes
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
A high karat heavy sheet gold human face mask with large almond-shaped eyes and recessed pierced pupils. Multiple small perforations along the upper and lower edges for attachment. L...
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15th Century and Earlier Ecuadorean Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Gold

Pre-Columbian Chancay Painted Panel with Two Figures Side by Side
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Chancay painted panel with two figurines side by side. This is a complete panel with two rectangular box-headed personages on a busily packed background of geometric motifs of circle...
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15th Century and Earlier Antique Pre-Columbian Folk Art

Materials

Textile

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