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    Tiahuanaco Infant's Crown and an Aztec Arrow

    Tiahuanaco and Aztec
    Silver and Gold
    5" to 13" Long

    The collection comprises three pieces of sheet cutouts of various cultures. The sheet gold Aztec offering cutout depicts a jaguar headed water deity connected to a central roundel glyph mounted with a decorated arrow or lighting glyph. The Tiahuanaco headband fits an infant and prominently displays a standing deity at a mountain peak with hooking vegetation beside and the band decorated with temple designs. Headband retains original red pigments in crevices and is in excellent condition. Third example is a sheet silver tumi effigy with a pregnant female, probably modern.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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