Pre Columbian Art

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an old mask with some sort of decoration on it's face and head, against a black background
Maya portrait head - Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian - George Gustav Heye Center, New York
Maya portrait head AD 300–900 Uxmal, Mexico
a green mask with two horns on it's head and an open mouth in front of a black background
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Zapotec Mask -- 200 BCE-100 CE -- Monte Alban, Mexico -- Jade & shells -- Photo Credit: Jorge Pérez de Lara
a gold and turquoise brooch depicting an egyptian god
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Earring of Lord of Sipán from ancient Peru, between 200 BD to 700 AD. Gold, turquoise and wood
an ancient figurine is on display in a glass case
Ceramic figure from the Veracruz culture of Mexico (600 AD - 1100 AD), at the Denver Art Museum
Ceramic figure from the Veracruz culture of Mexico (600 AD - 1100 AD), at the Denver Art Museum
a gold mask with two birds on it
Headdress Ornament | Calima (Yotoco) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Headdress frontal [Colombia; Yotoco] (1991.419.40) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
an old wooden statue sitting on top of a table
Censer, Seated King | Maya | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
4th century Mexico or Guatemala; Maya/Perhaps the depiction of a fourth-century Maya king, this incense burner would have been used to make offerings carried by smoke to the spirits and deities in the supernatural realm. Rulers are represented in Maya art as communicators with the supernatural and the living may have sought their continued intervention after death.
a green mask with lots of beads around it's neck and eyes, on display
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K'inich Janaab' Pakal (603-683 A.D.) - Burial Mask. Carved Jade. Palenque, Mexico. Circa 683 A.D. Pakal was the Ruler of Palenque.
an intricately designed gold piece with two faces
Costumed figure pendant, 1st–7th century Colombia; Tolima Gold
a gold figurine sitting on top of a table
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Taironas figure, Columbia, pre-Colombian. Tairona was a group of chiefdoms in…
Peru | Ear ornament; probably Moche (Mochica) | Cast gold | 200 - 400 AD…
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Peru | Ear ornament; probably Moche (Mochica) | Cast gold | 200 - 400 AD…
an antique brass figurine with intricate designs
Figure Pendant | Tairona | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
COLOMBIA | Figure Pendant, 10th–16th century. Colombia. The Metropolitan Museum…
a gold brooch with an intricate design on it
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Pre-Columbian Art / Gold Pendant of a Lobster - FJ.6160 Origin: Costa…
a gold colored pin with an image of a robot
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Peru | Pendant in human form, probably from the Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco) culture…
a golden buddha statue sitting on top of a table
Monumental Standing Figure, Possibly a Shaman. Quimbaya, Urabá | Lot #47144 | Heritage Auctions
Monumental Standing Figure, Possibly a Shaman. Quimbaya, Urabá Area. A.D. 500…
a gold figurine sitting on the ground with his hands in one hand and wearing a hat
A-BAK’ MATEMÁTICA MAYA: EL ORO DE COLOMBIA
A-BAK’ MATEMÁTICA MAYA: EL ORO DE COLOMBIA | A-BAK' 2013
an ornately designed metal object on a red background
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Pre-Columbian Art / Gold Bat Pendant - FJ.6203 Origin: Colombia Circa: 800 AD to…
an ornate gold vase with two birds on it's face, and another bird in the background
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Sinu Gold Anthropomorphic Pendant - FJ.6237 Origin: Colombia Circa: 600 AD to…
a gold figurine holding a skateboard on it's back with two hands
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Sinu Gold Anthropomorphic Pendant - Origin: Colombia Circa: 600 AD to 1600 AD
a green mask is hanging on the wall
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Teotihuacan style jade mask from Onkintok, Yucatan. Museo Maya de Cancun or…
an ancient gold object with a face on it's head and two hands in the shape of a bird
Pre-Columbian Gold
Pre-Columbian Gold Bird-shaped pendant at the Gold Museum, Costa Rica.
a gold statue is shown against a black background
Human Effigy Figure,Ancient America's.600 AD,gold-Peruvian.
an egyptian headdress with gold decorations on it's face and two hands
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Inca jewelry on display at the Larco Archaeological Museum in Lima
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an ornate gold head is shown against a black background
an elephant figurine with intricate designs on it's body
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Precolumbian Rain God Vessel, c. 1100–1400 Mexico, Colima, El Chanal, Mixtec…
a gold colored object with an eye on it's face
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Inca gold
Pre-Columbian Gold, San Jose, Costa Rica, Museo de Oro San Jose, Sell Gold, North And South America
Pre-Columbian Gold, San Jose, Costa Rica, Museo de Oro
Pre-Columbian Gold, San Jose, Costa Rica, Museo de Oro
a gold figurine with an elaborate head and arms
Figure of a Warrior
Figure of a Warrior, after 1325…
a gold figurine with an elaborate design on it's face and arms
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Pendant, Costa Rica, 400-1500 AD.
Pendant, Costa Rica, 400-1500 AD.
a gold figurine sitting on top of a black surface
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Tairona Tumbaga Pendant of a Crested Bird - PF.0770 Origin: Colombia Circa: 800…
Frog Pendant, 11th–16th century Costa Rica; Chiriquí Gold Machu Picchu
Frog Pendant | Chiriquí | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Frog Pendant, 11th–16th century Costa Rica; Chiriquí Gold
a green object with designs on it in the shape of a face and two heads
Kerr Portfolio Hi-Resolution
Kerr Portfolio Hi-Resolution
an ancient gold figurine is shown against a black background in this image, the figure has been made from metal
Flautista Tolima, Colombia. Gold statuette 1200 B.C. | Ancient Jewelry & Artifacts | Pinterest | Ancient artefacts, Ancient artifacts and Ancient Jewelry
Flautista Tolima, Colombia. Gold statuette 1200 B.C.
a gold figurine is shown on a gray background
Children of the Plumed Serpent: The Legacy of Quetzalcoatl in Ancient Mexico
Gold Pendant Depicting a Ruler in Ritual Regalia, AD 1200-1521. Trustees of the…
a gold figurine is standing on its hind legs and holding a key in one hand
Gold; Pre-Columbian, Central America, Pendant, Shaman Figure, Holding Rattles, Rayed Headdress, 3 inch.
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a gold mask with two eyes and one nose is shown in front of a gray background
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Mask, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D. Colombia; Ilama Gold; H. 7 ¾ in. (19.7…
an ancient statue is displayed on a black background
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A Mayan Figure, Jaina, Mexico
two green carved objects sitting on top of a black surface
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Maya. jade. cinnabar. Ear flares in the shape of a bird's eye
Moche Gold and Turquoise Inlay Ear Ornament, ca. A.D. 200-500 Jewellery, Turquoise, Ancient Jewels
(#7) Moche Gold and Turquoise Inlay Ear Ornament ca. A.D. 200-500
Moche Gold and Turquoise Inlay Ear Ornament, ca. A.D. 200-500
an ancient mask is shown against a black background
Olmec jade face mask.
an ancient mask is displayed on a stone wall
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Maya Jade and exotic shell funerary mask, Oxkintok, Mexico
an image of a golden bird flying in the air with it's wings spread out
Pre-colombian gold shark from Costa-Rica
An Aztec/Mexica gold pendant from the tomb of Ahuizotl, Tenochtitlan (modern Mexico City), Mexico. Ahuizotl became king in the year 7 Rabbit (1486) and became the greatest known military leader of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, responsible for much of the expansion of the Mexica domain. Aztec Gold, Egyptian
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An Aztec/Mexica gold pendant from the tomb of Ahuizotl, Tenochtitlan (modern Mexico City), Mexico. Ahuizotl became king in the year 7 Rabbit (1486) and became the greatest known military leader of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, responsible for much of the expansion of the Mexica domain.
a bronze frog statue sitting on top of a black background
Frog | Birmingham Museum of Art
Tairona culture, Colombia, 1000 - 1500 Pre-Columbian, gold They are symbols of fertility, abundance, and transformation. Many frog ornaments actually depict a shaman transforming into a frog, or a frog morphing into another animal.
a ceramic mask is shown with its mouth open
Mask
Mask | Cleveland Museum of Art Mask, before 1519 Mesoamerica ( Mexico), 16th century or earlier, turquoise and terracotta.
Shark pendant Metal, Gold, Pendants, North and Central America, Panama, 11th–16th century, Chiriqui, Gold (cast), Metropolitan Museum of Art Shark Pendant, Seahorse Pendant, Turtle Pendant, Antique Jewelry, Pendant
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Shark pendant Metal, Gold, Pendants, North and Central America, Panama, 11th–16th century, Chiriqui, Gold (cast), Metropolitan Museum of Art
a stone mask is on display in a glass case
Olmec mask.
an ancient statue is displayed on a black background
Urna del dios Iha Mahu, cultura Zapoteca, Monte Alban, Oaxaca. Period clasico (MA IIIA), Museo National de Antropologia https://www.facebook.com/arqueomex/photos/pcb.1110356072336003/1110355855669358/?type=3
an ornately decorated gold figurine on a white background
Masked Figure Pendant | Tairona | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Masked Figure Pendant Date: 10th–16th century Geography: Colombia Culture: Tairona Medium: Gold
a golden mask is on display in a museum
Calima funerary mask
Colombia (Calima) 5th-1st century B.C. Hammered Gold (87% gold, 13% silver) Metropolitan Museum of Art <3
a gold colored statue sitting on top of a black surface
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Anthropomorphic bat-man staff finial, AD 900-1600, Tairona, gold alloy (exh. cat. p. 157). © Museo del Oro – Banco de la República, Colombia...
a gold colored figurine is standing on a white surface
Figure Pendant Date: 5th–10th century Geography: Colombia, Calima River Culture: Calima Medium: Gold (cast)
a gold plate with an image of a person wearing headdress and two masks
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Pectoral mixteco zapoteca
a gold plate on display in a museum
Saludos, dice. Arte precolombino, Museo del Oro, Bogotá DC, Colombia.
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a gold figurine with two balls on it's head and hands in the shape of an owl
Colombia Cultura: Calima (Yotoco) Medium.- Museo Metropolitano de Arte.
a gold pendant with an image of a bird on it
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Museo del Oro in Bogotá, Colombia
there is a vase with a baby in it
Vasija de la cultura Mochica. M.America. 1409.
a ceramic vase with an animal on it's head and another figure in the background
Moche Culture: sacrifice of warriors
Moche (Mochica) Culture: Stirrup spout bottle representing sacrifice of defeated warriors, Apogee Epoch (1 AD - 800 AD), via Flickr
an ancient statue with two faces on it's back and arms in the air
Incense burner stand depicting the Jaguar God of the Underworld On his nightly journey through the Underworld, the Sun God, K'inish Ajaw, transforms into the Jaguar God of the Underworld. His daily trip to the Underworld mirrored those taken by the deceased. This vessel depicts three figures from top to bottom: a seated ruler or priest dressed as the Jaguar God; a similarly garbed noble emerging from the head and a serpent; and the head of a jaguar.